Rep Sonya Harper

(D-Chicago)
6th District
Rep Sonya Harper

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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 Maintains Commitment to Women’s Health

Harper Maintains Commitment to Women’s Health

CHICAGO – State Rep. Sonya Harper, D-Chicago, is sponsoring legislation that would expand women’s access to comprehensive health care by allowing pharmacists to prescribe contraceptive medicine. “There is a great deal of uncertainty among women across the country...

Harper Pushes for Restored Access to Child Care Assistance Program

Harper Pushes for Restored Access to Child Care Assistance Program

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – State Rep. Sonya Harper, D-Chicago, is sponsoring legislation to give more working families access to the Child Care Assistance Program (CCAP), which was severely cut by Gov. Rauner in 2015. “CCAP helps many families with their children’s needs and...

Harper Calls on Governor to Focus on Fair and Balanced Budget

Harper Calls on Governor to Focus on Fair and Balanced Budget

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – State Rep. Sonya Harper, D-Chicago, issued the following statement on Gov. Rauner’s State of the State Address: “I was sent to Springfield to fight for the people in my district, not focus on dismantling workers’ rights and their benefits. As a...

Harper Invites Residents to Energy Efficiency Forum

Harper Invites Residents to Energy Efficiency Forum

CHICAGO – State Rep. Sonya Harper, D-Chicago, is partnering with the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO) to host an Energy Efficiency Forum to highlight ways to save on energy costs and be more energy efficient. The event will take place Saturday,...

Harper Sworn-In to the 100th General Assembly

Harper Sworn-In to the 100th General Assembly

CHICAGO – State Rep. Sonya Harper, D-Chicago, issued the following statement after she was sworn in for the 100th General Assembly on Wednesday: “I am excited to have the opportunity to continue serving the people of the 6th District in the Illinois General Assembly....