Rep. Celina Villanueva

(D-Chicago)
21st District
Rep Celina Villanueva

Springfield Office:
260-W Stratton Office Building
Springfield, IL 62706
(217) 782-7752

District Office:
6301 S. Archer Rd
Summit, IL 60501
(708) 552-5225
Biography
Full-time legislator; graduate, Kenwood Academy; B.A., University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign; former community organizer with Illinois Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights; long-time resident of Chicago’s Little Village neighborhood.
Latino Caucus Invites Communities to Join Census Tour and Make Sure Everyone is Counted

Latino Caucus Invites Communities to Join Census Tour and Make Sure Everyone is Counted

CHICAGO – To highlight the importance of participating in the 2020 Census, state Rep. Elizabeth “Lisa” Hernandez, D-Cicero, and State Sen. Omar Aquino, D-Chicago are inviting residents throughout the Chicagoland area to join them and fellow members of the Latino Caucus and the Illinois Latino Caucus Foundation on Saturday, Sept. 7 at their various visits of Latino-owned businesses, which include Mi Tierra en la Villita.

Hernandez, Villanueva Invite Local Residents for Discussion of 2020 Census at Mi Tierra en la Villita

Hernandez, Villanueva Invite Local Residents for Discussion of 2020 Census at Mi Tierra en la Villita

CHICAGO – To highlight the importance of participating in the 2020 Census, state Reps. Elizabeth “Lisa” Hernandez, D-Cicero, and Celina Villanueva, D-Chicago are working with fellow Latino Caucus members and the Illinois Latino Caucus Foundation to host the Census 2020 Tour, which will include stops across various Latino owned businesses in the Chicagoland area.

Villanueva Appointed to Property Tax Relief Task Force

Villanueva Appointed to Property Tax Relief Task Force

CHICAGO, Ill. – Continuing her efforts to fight for property tax relief for local homeowners and working families, state Rep. Celina Villanueva, D-Chicago, has been appointed to the Property Tax Relief Task Force this week after Governor J.B. Pritzker signed legislation backed by Villanueva.

Latino Caucus Invites Communities to Join Census Tour and Make Sure Everyone is Counted

Latino Caucus Condemns Trump’s Racist Rhetoric, Calls for Action on Gun Safety Reforms

CHICAGO – In light of the horrific hate-driven attack in El Paso, the Illinois Legislative Latino Caucus released the following statement condemning Donald Trump for his racist rhetoric as it is inciting violence towards Latinos and immigrants, and called for action on the Fix the FOID Act, which remained in the state Senate after passing the House this spring.

Latino Caucus Invites Communities to Join Census Tour and Make Sure Everyone is Counted

Latino Caucus Responds to SCOTUS Decision on Census Citizenship Question

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – The Illinois Legislative Latino Caucus released the following statement urging Congress to hold additional hearings on the politically motivated citizenship question for the 2020 Census, as the Supreme Court’s decision leaves open the possibility for the Trump Administration to find another way to justify it:

Latino Caucus Invites Communities to Join Census Tour and Make Sure Everyone is Counted

Latino Caucus Reforms to Protect, Lift Up Immigrant Community Await Governor’s Signature

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – State Rep. Elizabeth “Lisa” Hernandez, D-Cicero, state Rep. Celina Villanueva, D-Chicago, and fellow members of the Illinois Legislative Latino Caucus worked to advance a series of reforms this spring that will put in place additional state-level protections to combat Donald Trump’s bigoted agenda and ensure Illinois supports and lifts up its immigrant community.