Rep Sonya Harper

(D-Chicago)
6th District
Rep Sonya Harper

Visit Rep Sonya Harper’s website

Springfield Office:
276-S Stratton Office Building
Springfield, IL   62706
(217) 782-5971
(217) 558-6370 FAX

District Office:
4926 South Ashland
Chicago, IL  60609
(773) 925-6580
(773) 925-6584 FAX

Biography
Executive director, Grow Greater Englewood; president, Sharper PR Communications; B.A., Journalism and Broadcast News, University of Missouri-Columbia; founder, Wood Street Meet and Greet Community Garden; community organizer, Resident Association of Greater Englewood; community representative, Local School Council, Lindblom Math and Science Academy; co-founder and campaign director, Englewood Votes!; former director of outreach, Growing Home Inc.; former news producer, Fox 19, KOMU-TV, KOPN.

Harper Child Sex Predators Prosecution Bill Signed into Law

Harper Child Sex Predators Prosecution Bill Signed into Law

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Police and prosecutors will be able to charge child sexual predators at any time under newly enacted legislation sponsored by state Rep. Sonya Harper, D-Chicago, which closes a loophole that allowed former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert to avoid...

Harper Helps Constituents Understand Their Constitutional Rights

Harper Helps Constituents Understand Their Constitutional Rights

CHICAGO – State Rep. Sonya Harper, D-Chicago, is joining the American Civil Liberties Union to help connect local residents with legal resources and train them for encounters with law enforcement at her Know Your Rights Seminar on Saturday, August 19th from 11 a.m. to...

Harper Urges Governor to Sign Debt Transparency Measure

Harper Urges Governor to Sign Debt Transparency Measure

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – As Illinois’ estimated bill backlog sits at a record $14.3 billion, state Rep. Sonya Harper, D-Chicago, is calling on Gov. Rauner to sign legislation that would reform how state agencies manage their finances and reveal the full extent of the...

Harper Urges Governor to Sign Education Funding Bill

Harper Urges Governor to Sign Education Funding Bill

Dear Editor, As a single mother, I want my child to have the best education possible here in our community. I hear the same concern when I talk to parents each and every day. All children, regardless of their zip code, deserve a high quality education, which starts...

Harper Highlights Free Summer Meals Program  for Local Families

Harper Highlights Free Summer Meals Program for Local Families

CHICAGO – State Rep. Sonya Harper, D-Chicago, is promoting a summer-long, free lunch program available for the families in her district to utilize until the end of August. Local schools in her district will be offering lunches and summer activities for students....