Rep Theresa Mah

(D-Chicago)
2nd District
Rep Theresa Mah

Springfield Office:
244-W Stratton Office Building
Springfield, IL   62706
(217) 782-2855
(217) 557-5148 FAX

District Office:
1836 W. 35th St.
Chicago, IL  60609
(872) 281-5775

Biography
Former college professor; Ph.D, University of Chicago; community organizer and policy advocate; local school council member; policy advisor to Governor Pat Quinn; served on the Illinois Advisory Council on Bilingual Education and board of directors for Common Cause Illinois; worked closely with the Asian American Employment Plan Advisory Council and the Language Access Task Force for the State of Illinois; a daughter of immigrant parents, Mah is the first Asian American to serve in the Illinois House of Representatives.

Mah Rallies for Immigrant Rights

Mah Rallies for Immigrant Rights

CHICAGO, Ill. – In response to the recent attacks on immigrant communities, State Rep. Theresa Mah, D-Chicago, joined other House members in a rally at the State Capitol on Thursday March 16, 2017. “I represent a predominately immigrant district and the safety and...

Mah Hosts Kelly High  School Students at State Capitol

Mah Hosts Kelly High School Students at State Capitol

CHICAGO, Ill. – Sixteen High school students from Thomas Kelly High School visited the Illinois State Capitol on Tuesday, March 7, as guests of State Rep. Theresa Mah, D-Chicago, for the fourth year in a row. “Students of all ages benefit greatly from seeing firsthand...

Mah Supports Creation of Immigration Safe Zones

Mah Supports Creation of Immigration Safe Zones

CHICAGO, Ill. – State Rep. Theresa Mah, D-Chicago, signed onto legislation this week that would allow schools, medical treatment and health care facilities, and places of worship to be designated as Immigration Safe Zones. “Many immigrants who were targets of recent...

Rep. Mah Denounces Measure Targeting Immigrant Community

Rep. Mah Denounces Measure Targeting Immigrant Community

CHICAGO, Ill. – State Rep. Theresa Mah, D-Chicago, is denouncing a measure filed by a Republican representative earlier this month, which seeks to target and strip much-needed resources from undocumented immigrant children. “The budget impasse as it stands today is...

Fred T. Korematsu Honored by Illinois General Assembly

Fred T. Korematsu Honored by Illinois General Assembly

CHICAGO – State Rep. Theresa Mah, D-Chicago, put forth legislation on Wednesday that acknowledges the bravery of Fred T. Korematsu, an Asian American civil rights hero, who exhibited immense strength by standing up against the imprisonment of Japanese Americans during...