Why I LOVE Aurora
When I joined the U.S. Army in 1988, I knew that one of the toughest challenges I would face would be leaving behind the Aurora friends, family, and neighbors that provided so much love and support in my life.
That challenge was very real for me, but I also learned something equally important: There is no place I’d rather be than in my hometown of Aurora.
I’ve had the privilege of serving our country and visiting communities around the globe, but there was never a single place that compared to Aurora.
That’s because the city of Aurora understands what it means to be a real community. A community is more than just a collection of people living in one place. Being a part of a community means taking care of each other, giving children great schools and safe, open spaces, building a productive, sustainable economy, and volunteering your time to help those who need a little extra hand. Aurora is that kind of community and more.
For the last 14 years, as a state representative, I’ve tried to help sustain and grow that sense of community, and now I want to build on that success by serving as your mayor.
I’ve seen what Aurora can do, and I know our best days are still to come.
I hope you’ll join me in making the future a bright one for all of our families.
Laborers Local 582 endorsed Linda Chapa LaVia for Mayor of Aurora. Local 582 represents over 1,350 men and women in the Building Construction Trades in Kane and Kendall Counties of Illinois “On behalf of our members Laborers Local 582 is proud to endorse Linda...read more
State Rep. Linda Chapa LaVia (D-Aurora) announced recently that if elected Aurora mayor in 2017, she would not take the raise for the position recently adopted by the City Council.read more
Police Benevolent and Protective Association of Illinois (PBPA) strongly endorses Linda Chapa LaVia to be the next Mayor of Aurora. The PBPA is one of the largest police associations in the state of Illinois, consisting of full-time and retired sworn police officers in 189 local units, including officers in Aurora.read more