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Daniel Solis

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Daniel "Danny" Solis is a Chicago politician who serves as the alderman for the 25th ward which includes the Lower West Side community area. He was appointed by Mayor Richard M. Daley in 1996. He is the brother of Patti Solis Doyle, Senator Hillary Clinton's former campaign manager. Solis was a member of Clinton's Illinois Steering Committee. Solis began his career as a school teacher. He was the founder and Executive Director of Latino Youth High School as well as the Executive Director of the Pilsen Neighbors Community Council. Later, he was co-founder and Executive Director of the United Neighborhood Organization (UNO) where he led a successful campaign within the Latino community to support the 1986 legislation that allowed undocumented immigrants to seek amnesty as United States citizens. Solis also led grassroots reform for the Chicago Public Schools by helping organize a campaign to enlist parents and community members to run in the first Local School Council elections. Solis was appointed alderman in 1996 by Mayor Richard M. Daley. One of Solis first actions, was to present Angelo J. LaPietra the founder of the Old Neighborhood Italian American Club on 31st and Shields, a  ( Wikipedia article )

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