Illinois House Democratic Caucus
CHICAGO – State Rep. Eva-Dina Delgado, D-Chicago, encourages struggling families to apply for the ‘Cook County Promise: Guaranteed Income Pilot’ program to secure supplemental income. The application window is open from October 6 until October 21.
CICERO, Ill. — State Rep. Elizabeth “Lisa” Hernandez, D-Cicero, in partnership with Town of Cicero President Larry Dominick, is hosting Su Estado a Su Alcance: Your State at Your Reach, a one stop shop for community members to take advantage of state and local resources.
CICERO, Ill. — State Rep. Elizabeth “Lisa” Hernandez, D-Cicero, in partnership with the Illinois Student Assistance Commission, is offering a free FAFSA Completion Workshop on Saturday, Oct. 1 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Cicero Community Center at 2250 S. 49th Ave. in Cicero.
LOVES PARK, Ill. – State Rep. Dave Vella, D-Rockford, is encouraging residents to submit nominations for the Illinois State Board of Education’s (ISBE) annual Thomas Law Burroughs Award. Nominees for this award should be local school board members who have demonstrated exemplary leadership and service.
CHICAGO – State Rep. Eva-Dina Delgado, D-Chicago, is hosting a Domestic Violence Walk and Rally at the 25th District Chicago Police Station at 5555 W. Grand Ave. on Saturday, October 1 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.. The event is co-hosted by the 25th District, Aldermen Gilbert Villegas, Ariel Reboyras and Felix Cardona.
CHICAGO – If you know a local school board member who has exhibited outstanding leadership in their role to help the students, teachers and parents they serve, state Rep. Fran Hurley is encouraging you to nominate them for the Illinois State Board of Education’s (ISBE) annual Thomas Law Burroughs Award.
EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. – Inappropriate and coercive teacher-student relationships would be completely outlawed under new legislation introduced by state Rep. Katie Stuart, D-Edwardsville, closing a loophole revealed by reports of a former Metro East teacher’s sexual relationship with an 18-year-old student.
ELGIN, Ill. – State Rep. Anna Moeller, D-Elgin, is encouraging high-school students to apply to serve on the Illinois Council on Women and Girls.
PEORIA, Ill. – Area students who choose to read eight additional books on their own this fall semester will be in line to receive a free treat courtesy of state Rep. Jehan Gordon-Booth, D-Peoria, as part of her Fall Book Club initiative “Get Booked Up with Rep. JGB.”
BOLINGBROOK, Ill. — In continuation of her support for women’s rights and gender equality, state Rep. Dagmara Avelar, D-Bolingbrook, is encouraging all nonbinary and female-identifying young people in Illinois to apply for the Illinois Council on Women and Girls’ Girls Committee.
CHICAGO – Concerned that not all students are receiving the quality education they deserve, state Rep. La Shawn K. Ford, D-Chicago, has introduced legislation calling for an audit of Chicago Public Schools (CPS), focused on students who have not returned since the resumption of in-person learning, the effects of CPS’ 2013 mass closures targeting historically underserved communities, and equity in CPS’ distribution of state funds.
CHICAGO – State Rep. Fran Hurley is encouraging high school-aged women to apply for The Illinois Council on Women and Girls, a council that seeks to bring youth voices into policy conversations while giving them a firsthand opportunity to learn the legislative process.
GURNEE, Ill. – State Rep. Joyce Mason, D-Gurnee, is sharing the news that the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) and the Illinois Council on Women and Girls are seeking applications from female-identifying and nonbinary high-school students to join the Council’s Girls’ Committee.
WEST CHICAGO, Ill. — State Rep. Maura Hirschauer, D-Batavia, is encouraging all nonbinary and female-identifying young people in Illinois to apply for the Illinois Council on Women and Girls’ Girls Committee.
ROCKFORD, Ill. – State Rep. Dave Vella, D-Rockford, is inviting residents of Winnebago County to apply for the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP), which provides residents with assistance for energy, gas and other utility bills based on income and eligibility.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – The Illinois Legislative Latino Caucus issued the following statement in response to the devastating situation unfolding in Puerto Rico, following the landfall of Hurricane Fiona:
La Declaración del Caucus Latino del Apoyo para Puerto Rico, Después de la Devastación del Huracán Fiona
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – El Caucus Latino de la Cámara de Illinois publicó la siguiente declaración en respuesta a la situación devastadora en Puerto Rico, después del Huracán Fiona:
DOWNERS GROVE, Ill. – State Rep. Anne Stava-Murray, D-Downers Grove, is sharing the news that the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) and the Illinois Council on Women and Girls are seeking applications from female-identifying and nonbinary high-school students to join the Council’s Girls’ Committee.