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15th Ward Committeeman Alberto Bocanegra, Jr. was born and raised in Chicago, Illinois, and is a Native son of the 15 ward. Alberto graduated Shield Elementary, located in the 15th ward, and Curie High School. He also attended Fox College.

By the time Alberto was 20 years of age, he opened a successful Labor Employment Agency where he employed over 2,000 people every day. Throughout his business career Bocanegra demonstrated care and concern for people. His revolutionary policy of providing free transportation to job sites encouraged the city council to entertain an ordinance codifying a similar idea.
Alberto is a proud member of the organization that made the March 10th Immigration and May Day mega marches possible. He was featured on newscasts seen worldwide as he confronted Minutemen organizers. As the Chairman of the Cook County Green Party, Bocanegra has fought against corruption and injustice in all parts of the city. Alberto has fought hard for affordable housing, particularly in the 15th ward. Active supporter of F.A.D Families Against Drugs where he received a Certificate of Appreciation in recognition of many selfless hours spent working to improve Brighton Park.

Alberto Bocanegra has a track record of challenging the current Alderman on issues including the lack of development, lack of employment, lack of services and public safety in the ward. As an Alderman Alberto will be accessible and visible throughout the community. He will work hard to stop Gentrification, Corruption, Violence and Overcrowding in our schools. Alberto will work hard to build recreation centers to keep our youth off of the streets and away from drugs and gangs.

Alberto Bocanegra "The Peoples Candidate".



Issue #1
Public Safety.

Issue #2
Quality Education for All.

Issue #3
Establish a Residents Council.

Issue #4
Pass the Chicago Clean Power Ordinance.


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