Rep. Edgar Gonzalez, Jr.

Latinx Caucus Whip
23rd District
Rep Edgar Gonzalez, Jr.

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

District Office:
3203 W. 26th St.
Chicago, IL 60623​
(708) 295-9159

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.

Gonzalez Bill Expands Rights of Incarcerated Youth

Rep. Gonzalez Supports Day Laborers with New Bill

CHICAGO – On Monday morning, state Rep. Edgar Gonzalez, Jr., D-Chicago, joined workers’ rights organizations at Hearthside Foods in Bolingbrook to demand accountability from corporations who use day and temporary staffing agencies after a whistleblower living in the 23rd House District was fired for exposing child labor and unsafe working conditions.