Meet the Challengers: Hilario Dominguez
At twenty-five, Pilsen native Hilario Dominguez is the youngest candidate in the crowded race for alderman in the 25th Ward, which covers Pilsen, Chinatown, and parts of Tri-Taylor, McKinley Park, the West Loop, and the South Loop. The incumbent, Danny Solis, has held the position since 1996 — three years after Dominguez was born.
Dominguez became an activist at a young age. While at Whitney Young High School, he helped organize a walkout to protest Chicago Public Schools budget cuts. His organ