Council-member Geracaris is a first-generation Argentine immigrant who has lived and worked in Evanston for over 29 years. As 9th Ward council-member, Geracaris's goals include making city services more accessible for Spanish-speaking families, keeping Evanston affordable for working class families, investing in a solar energy infrastructure for City buildings and utilities, and providing safer streets for pedestrians and cyclists.
Experience. Integrity. Independence.
Juan Geracaris became the first Latino councilmember in Evanston, Illinois. Although he was born in Argentina, he has been a part of the Evanston community for a long time. During the pandemic, he formed a non-profit organization to help Latino families deal with the coronavirus.