In the News

Year Appearance
2020 OTL #719: The future of buffets, La Casa Norte empowers, Mellow Chicago Bike Map
2020 Taste of Chicago Goes Virtual With Cooking Demonstrations, Online Dance Parties
2020 Hundreds of Fresh Produce Boxes To Be Given Out In West Humboldt Park This Weekend
2020 Facing coronavirus, we’re all in this together, Chicagoans say: ‘I see hope happening’
2020 Governor J.B. Pritzker: Follow Along as We Give a Daily Update on COVID-19 in Illinois
2020 La Casa Norte is Supporting CPS’s 17,000 Students
2020 Rep. Ramirez State Services Town Hall
2020 Want To Help, Don’t Know Where To Start? Here’s A List Of Chicago Groups That Need Donations Right Now
2020 La Casa Norte Shelter is Offering Free Meals and Shelter for Youth on West Side
2018 La Casa Norte Celebrates Landmark Center
2018 Chicagoans of the Year: As architects of mixed-income housing, Peter Landon, Jeff Bone and Catherine Baker never aim for the low end
2018 Chicago Women: Sol Flores: Building a Home For The Homeless
2018 Windy City Times: LGBTQ-inclusive La Casa Norte to open new facility
2018 WGN9: La Casa Norte to open $20M facility in Humboldt Park
2018 Combatting Teen Homelessness II Whitney Reynolds
2018 Crain’s Chicago Business Profile: Who says a homeless facility can’t be dazzling?
2018 WGNRadio: How can we get Chicago’s homeless off the streets and into shelters?
2017 Chicago’s 19 Top Latina Leaders in Philanthropy and Government
2017 “Tiny Homes” are coming to Englewood to address youth homelessness
2017 Supportive housing development for young adults, families heads to Humboldt Park
2017 Designing Dignity in Housing for Chicago’s Most Vulnerable
2017 ‘Sleep In’ Spotlights Youth Homelessness in Chicago
2017 Brown: New Homeless Shelter for Young People aims to fill Gap
2017 Using the StreetLight Chicago phone app, La Casa Norte pilots “Book A Bed” at its South Side youth shelter
2016 Chicago Teen Homeless: Finding A Better Way
2016 WGN Radio: Humboldt Park Development Aims to Help Homeless on North Avenue
2016 Humboldt Park Development Aims to Help Homeless on North Avenue
2016 New center to help homeless coming to Humboldt Park
2016 WYCC: In the Loop
2016 The Organic Gardener: Solid Ground
2015 La Casa Norte Participates in Out in the Open Sleep Out
2015 Chicago Gives Back This Holiday Season
2015 Co-founder Keith Decker honored by UNICEF
2015 Modern Luxury, Chitown Photography-Dig in 4 Dignity
2015 Bank of America National Website, Running with resilience
2015 Crain’s Chicago Business, The care and feeding of volunteers
2015 EXTRA, Latino advocates demand Springfield resolve the budget crisis
2015 Idea Forge, Change The World With One Good Deed
2015 Chicago Pride, All you need to know for Chicago Pride Fest 2015
2015 Chicago Pride, Chicago Pride Fest benefits community organizations
2015 New York Times, Women in the World takes over Chicago
2015 Chicagoist, City Hall Is Hoping To Turn More Chicagoans Into Volunteers With New Website
2015 Norwalk Reflector, College students with nowhere to go
2015 Chicago Tribune, Homeless college students navigate uncertainty
2015 Daily Herald, Medline employees do work in Grayslake for 12 nonprofit organizations
2015 Windy City Media Group, First apartment for youth adopted by 750 Club
2015 Chicago Sun Times, Emanuel appoints second term transition team; La Casa Norte executive director Sol Flores
2015 VIVELO HOY, Se unen contra recortes propuestos por Rauner
2015 CBS Chicago, LGBTQ Youth Struggle With Homelessness
2015 CBS Chicago, For LGBTQ Homeless, Life Is Extra Complicated
2015 ABC7, The Ñ Beat: La Casa Norte
2015 Hispanic Executive, Board Member Alberto Artega: Sodexo Makes A Business Case For Giving Back
2015 Chicago Pride, ALMA awards two Young Latino Leaders Creating Change scholarships
2015 The Examiner, Nonprofit programs prove removing a tattoo can open doors
2015 Windy City Times, ALMA names recipients of Young Latino Leaders for Creating Change scholarship
2015 Chicago Tribune, La Casa Norte’s Sol Flores fights poverty, homelessness in Chicago
2015 Salina Journal via Chicago Tribune, Project aims to place more homeless youth in private housing
2015 Chicago Tribune, Project aims to place more homeless youth in private housing
2014 @Home Feature Length Documentary, Mark Horvath
2014 Lawndale News Noticeiero Blingue, La Casa Norte se Une a la Campaña #GivingTuesday para Impulsar Gastos Navideños que Beneficien a Desamparados
2014 Family & Youth Services News, Five Tips for Taking a ‘Housing-First’ Approach
2014 Humboldt Park Portal, La Casa Norte Joins #GivingTuesday Campaign to Encourage Holiday Spending that Benefits Homeless
2014 Humboldt Park Portal, La Casa Norte Joins #GivingTuesday Campaign
2014 EXTRA Newspaper, La Casa Norte: Transforming Communities One Life at a Time
2014 ChicagoNow, A Vortex of Indifference
2014 Lawndale News, Governor Quinn Announces Investment in Two Area Projects
2014 Windy City Media Group, Gov. Quinn announces $2 million for youth, families
2014 CCH-Advocacy Secures $2 Million For Humboldt Park Center For Homeless Youth & Families
2014 eNews-Park Forest, New Mentoring Program Puts Roosevelt University Mission to Work
2014 Travel and Tour World, La Casa Norte an exemplary accessible project that attracts visitors to Chicago
2014 Chicago Tribune, Glencoe’s North Shore Exchange has huge fundraising year
2014 Homeless World Cup goalie Ricardo Delgado talks to WGN Morning News
2014 Evanston Review-Chicago Sun-Times: La Casa Norte benefit raises $350,000 and receives $2M grant
2014 Glencoe News-Chicago Sun-Times: La Casa Norte benefit raises $350,000 and receives $2M grant
2014 Highland Park News-Chicago Sun-Times: La Casa Norte benefit raises $350,000 and receives $2M grant
2014 Women For Action-Interview with Sol A. Flores: Founding Executive Director for La Casa Norte
2014 Chicago Sun-Times-How to boost Latino influence
2014 TimeOut Chicago-Benefiting La Casa Norte
2014 Chicagoist-Restaurant News: Benefiting La Casa Norte
2014 Chicago Now: Nonprofit Management Awards Announced at Annual Axelson Center Symposium
2014 Comcast News, Sol Flores and La Casa Norte’s Homeless Youth In College Program
2014 ENews Park Forrest, Mayor Emanuel and the Chicago Department of Public Health Launch PlayStreets
2014 The Center For Leadership Innovation, La Casa Norte: More Than Housing…Hope
2014 Chicago NOW, “Nonprofit Management Awards Announced at Annual Axelson Center Symposium”
2014 EL NUEVO dia, International Spanish News, “Miles de latinos se benefician de organización administrada por Boricua”
2014 EFE International Spanish News, “La Casa Norte, doce años de brindar abrigo a jóvenes desamparados de Chicago”
2014 The Beachwood Reporter, Perspectivas Latinas: La Casa Norte
2014 CANTV-Putting People First
2014 Streetwise, A Reliable Resource For Chicago’s Homeless Youth
2014 Telemundo-NBC Universal, Janet Rodriguez
2014 Chicago Bureau, “With No Training, Homeless Youth Runs Marathon to Support Shelter”
2014 Equal Justice Works, Graham Bowen Expands Health Care Rights to Chicago Homeless Youth
2014 Sheridan Road Magazine, “La Casa Norte’s 11th Annual Gala Highlights”
2014 WBEZ-The Afternoon Shift (3:22), “Project Fierce seeks home for homeless LGBTQ youth”
2014 The Gate News, “Report shows homeless Illinois children are not receiving required school support” by Sonya Eldridge
2014 CAN TV, “Perspectives Latinas-La Casa Norte”
2014 CAN TV, “Perspectives Latinas-La Casa Norte-Español”
2014 Chicago Coalition for the Homeless, “State lawmakers attend CCH Legislative Breakfast”
2014 The Chicago Bureau, “City’s Homeless Shelters Work Together to Reach At-Risk and Young in Brutal Weather” by Alissa Zhu
2014 Chicago Daily Law Bulletin, “Homeless get holiday help from DLA Piper” by Jaime Loo
2014 Estrella TV, Bryan Munoz
2014 Latin Post-La Casa Norte Homeless Shelter Provides Assistance for Latino Youth
2013 EXTRA Newspaper-Two Languages, Una Voz, “Giving warmth to the homeless on Christmas”by Brian Dudley
2013 Chicago Bureau, “To be Young, Male, and Homeless in America”
2013 Modern Luxury CS Magazine – About Town, “La Casa Norte Annual Gala”
2013 Evanston Review, “Fulfilling dreams of home at Casa Norte”
2013 Latin Post, “Homeless Latino Youth and The Dangers They Face”
2013 Michigan Avenue Magazine, “Philanthropy At Inspiration Kitchens”
2013 HuffPost Impact @home, “Youth Homelessness in Chicago,” by Mark Horvath
2013 EXTRA News, “La Casa Norte celebrates 11 years of helping the homeless”
2013 Univision, WPPN 106.7 FM “Nuestra Comunidad,” Aileen Ocana
2013 Lawndale News, Rising Sol ‘Illuminando la Comunidad’ series brought to you by ComEd”
2013 Univision, “La Casa Norte ofrece ayuda a miles de desamparados”
2013 ABC7 News, “La Casa Norte provides stability for at-risk youth”
2012 NBC LATINO, Helping Hands: One woman works to fight Latino homelessness in Chicago
2012 La Raza – Voter registration for youth
2012 WGN, Hispanic Heritage Month – Feature, La Casa Norte
2012 Market Watch, “Local Nonprofit Being Honored by White House”
2012 Chicago News Cooperative, “Homeless Immigrants Alone, Adrift”
2012 Hispanic Speaking News, “Local Leaders to Attend Latino Policy Forum’s leadership Academy”
2012 New York Times, “Far From Family, Alone, Homeless and Still Just 18”, by Meribah Knight
2012 Wilmette – Kenilworth Patch, “Wilmette Rotary Club Honors Community Leaders”
2011 Quintessential New Trier, “The Constant Gardner” by Peter Gianopulos
2011 NBC, Hispanic Heritage Month Feature
2010 North by Northwestern, “Lets-stand-up,” Dulce Quintero interview
2010 NBC Chicago, “Chris Gardner, Entrepreneur, Author Inspires Teens to Pursue ‘Happyness’”, by Charlie Wojciechoski
2010 Northwestern University Medill Reports, “Helping homeless pursue ‘Happyness,'” by Nicholas Padiak
2010 CS Magazine, Charity and Social Datebook
2010 NBC News, “National Volunteer Week”
2010 Streetwise, “Guide to our Non-Profits”
2009 CS Magazine, Charity and Social Datebook
2009 Community Media Workshop, “Facebook Fans in Seven Months: We’re Getting There!”, by Bianca Berkhia
2009 Medill Reports, “Finding shelter is tough for homeless teens; new center hopes to help”, by Paul Takahashi
2009 Chicago Tribune, “LCN Giving at-risk men second chances”, by Ofelia Casillas
2009 NBC5, Sol Flores and La Casa Norte, featured during Hispanic Heritage Month, by Alex Perez
2009 Telemundo, “Sol Flores – Nuestra Herencia – Los Heroes”
2009 Chitowndailynews, “Homeless agencies see trouble in stimulus money”, by Adrian G. Uribarri
2009 Extra News, “La Casa Norte Dives into Mayor Daley’s Youth Ready Chicago Project Youth Works”
2009 ABC7 News, “Stimulus money used to help Chicago homeless”, by Teresa Gutierrez
2008 Crain’s Chicago Business, profile of Sol Flores and LCN, by Lisa Bertagnoli
2008 Telemundo, coverage of LCN’s client holiday party
2007 Chicago Tribune, “Driehaus winner points way with solid design principles”, by Blair Kamin
2006 The Reader, “Housing for Homeless”
2005 The Chicago Reporter, “Family ties”, by Rupa Shenoy
2005 Chicago Tribune, Homeless youth to get new shelter”, by Charles Sheehan
2005 Lawndale News, “Ponen la Primera Piedra del Abergue Juvenil Las Casa Norte” by Ivette Sandoval
2005 La Raza “Nuevo refugio” by Gisela Orozco

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