FLIPFuture Leaders in Planning (FLIP) is the Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning (CMAP) one-week summer leadership development program for high school students who want to learn about planning and contribute to a better future for Cook, DuPage, Kane, Kendall, Lake, McHenry, and Will counties. During the week of July 13-17, and at no cost to themselves, high school students from across the region discuss the issues that shape our communities, meet with experts, civic leaders and elected officials and collaborate with teens from all reaches of the region.

 Please share the 2015 Summer FLIP application with local high school students. Students can also apply on-line at http://tinyurl.com/FLIPSU15. Applications must be submitted, postmarked, or emailed by Monday, June 15, 2015.

 To access a PDF version of the 2015 Summer FLIP Program application or for more information, please visit www.cmap.illinois.gov/flip-future-leaders-in-planning.

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On November 10, Sen. Martinez and the Albany Park Neighborhood Council sponsored a Deferred Action Workshop. More than 55 young men and women attended this workshop. Attendees were able to meet with attorneys to answer any questions, and help fill out the DACA application.

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If you were at the 8th annual Global Latino Fest on October 12 as I was, you know what a fun and fulfilling event it was again this year. Please enjoy a brief video showing some of the sights and sounds.

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Senator Iris Y Martinez would like to thank Representative Linda Chapa La Via for the resolution honoring her for Women's History Month in Illinois.  As the first Latina woman to be elected to the Illinois State Senate, it is an honor for Senator Martinez to be given this resolution.


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