Rep. Edgar Gonzalez, Jr.

(D-Chicago)
21st District
Rep Edgar Gonzalez, Jr.

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

District Office:
5818 Archer Road #117
Summit, IL 60501
(708) 295-9159

Biography:
Gonzalez was born and raised in Chicago’s Little Village neighborhood on the Southwest Side and attended Chicago Public Schools, including John Spry Community School and Maria Saucedo Scholastic Academy, both in Little Village, as well as Whitney Young Magnet High School. Gonzalez, was a member of Congressman J. Garcia’s in-district constituent services staff, focusing on immigration, social security, veterans’ affairs, criminal justice and education. Gonzalez is the son of immigrants from Monterrey, Mexico. His father is an operating engineer and a member of IUOE Local 399 and his mother is a former member of SEIU Local 73. A graduate of Harvard University, BA – Government.

Rep. Gonzalez Member of Edgar Fellows 10th Class

Rep. Gonzalez Member of Edgar Fellows 10th Class

CHICAGO – State Rep. Edgar Gonzalez Jr., D-Chicago, was selected by the Edgar Fellows Program to be a member of its 10th class of Illinois changemakers. Industry pioneers, state and local representatives and community leaders joined Gonzalez at University of Illinois Institute of Government and Public Affairs in Champaign, IL to discuss the ways to solve some of Illinois’ toughest problems.

Rep. Gonzalez Member of Edgar Fellows 10th Class

Rep. Gonzalez will Host Back to School Fair

CHICAGO – State Rep. Edgar Gonzalez Jr., D-Chicago, is getting his community ready for the new school year with a Back to School Fair on Saturday, July 30 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Maria Saucedo Scholastic Academy in Little Village. Gonzalez will be joined by state Sen. Celina Villanueva, state Rep. Theresa Mah and Cook County Commissioner Alma Anaya.