Rep. Jawaharial Williams
Born March 13, 1975; Northeastern Illinois University, B.A.; member, Laborers’ International Union of North America and Plumbers Local 130 UA; former president of the Young Democrats of Illinois; community volunteer. Representative since 2019.
CHICAGO — Upon learning about the reported shooting of an unarmed 13-year-old by Chicago Police Wednesday night, state Rep. Jawaharial “Omar” Williams, D-Chicago, issued the following statement:
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — Upon the historic confirmation of Supreme Court Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson, the Illinois Legislative Black Caucus released the following statement:
Black Caucus Health Care Reform Measure Signed into Law, Marking Fourth Pillar of Agenda to Address Systemic Racism
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — The Illinois Legislative Black Caucus (ILBC) is celebrating the signing of the Illinois Health Care and Human Service Reform Act, a historic measure to address the systemic racial inequalities within the state’s health care system, into law by Gov....