February 14, 2018

IPACE Endorses Dilara Sayeed

CHICAGO (February 12) – IPACE, the Illinois Political Action Committee for Education Association, concurred with the recommendation of the local PAC to endorse Dilara Sayeed in the Democratic primary for 5th District State Representative. “During her candidate interview, Dilara expressed a strong commitment to funding K-12 education as well a promise to invest in higher education. She supports labor on the need to …

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February 2, 2018

State Rep. Will Guzzardi Endorses Dilara Sayeed

CHICAGO (January 30) – State Representative Candidate Dilara Sayeed earned the endorsement and support of Illinois State Representative Will Guzzardi (D-39th District). The endorsement comes days after the first 5th District candidates’ forum where Sayeed held her own against a former state representative and a Party machine insider. Rep. Guzzardi joins other elected officials, faith leaders, and organizations, including  Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi and …

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January 27, 2018

Sierra Club Endorses Dilara Sayeed

Chicago – The Illinois Chapter of the Sierra Club today announced its endorsement of Dilara Sayeed for Illinois’ 5th State House District. “On behalf of Sierra Club Illinois Chapter’s 100,000 members and supporters, I am proud to announce our endorsement of Dilara Sayeed for State House in the 5th District,” said Sierra Club Illinois Chapter Deputy Director Kady McFadden. “Dilara knows that leadership from Illinois in protecting our environment …

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January 24, 2018

Empire Dance Institute

Founder Latisha Waters started Empire Dance Institute 18 years ago. Her team teaches modern dance, jazz, hip hop, and more. Students come after school and on weekends. They stay focused, learn, and have fun! Visit them at 2043 E. 75th Street or learn more here.

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January 17, 2018

Sayeed Receives Heavy Endorsements in Democratic Primary

Alderman Roderick Sawyer and State Representative Theresa Mah endorse Dilara Sayeed for State Representative  (CHICAGO) January 16 – At a staple of culture, Pearl’s Place on the South Side of Chicago, 6th Ward Alderman and Chair of the Chicago Aldermanic Black Caucus Roderick Sawyer and 2nd  District State Representative Theresa Mah endorsed Dilara Sayeed for State Representative.  Dilara also received the …

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November 10, 2017

South Side Community Arts Center: A National Treasure

The South Side Community Arts Center was declared a National Treasure by the National Trust for Historic Preservation. As reported in the Chicago Tribune: “The South Side Community Arts Center helps to tell an important story about African-American artists at a time when segregation and racism prevented many of them from more fully contributing to the cultural life of the …

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September 26, 2017

Evelyn’s Food Love

Evelyn worked at Northwestern University as head chef, serving great food to thousands of guests and patients each year. She opened Evelyn’s Food Love so she could “serve healthy home-cooked meals in [her] own community.” Dilara is at Evelyn’s every week. Her favorites are the barbecue chicken, mashed potatoes with gravy, and peach cobbler. Evelyn’s Food Love is located at 5522 …

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