Rep. Lakesia Collins

(D-Chicago)
9th District
Rep Lakesia Collins

LakesiaCollins.com

Springfield Office:
235-E Stratton Office Building
Springfield, IL 62706
(217) 782-8116

District Office:
2165 S. Millard Avenue
Chicago, IL 60623
(312) 298-9181
office@lakesiacollins.com

Biography

Born in 1985; graduated from Proviso East High School; served as a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) in nursing homes; served as a labor advocate for working families, organizer for nursing home workers, and Fight for 15 spokesperson for healthcare workers; former executive board member for SEIU Healthcare Illinois; founded Future Fighters organization for worker rights; received the Florence Criley Award from the Chicago chapter of the Coalition of Labor Women (CLW) in 2019; mother of three boys.

Collins Introduces Legislation to Raise the Age of Foster Care Youth to 23

Collins Highlights Reopening of Rental Payment Program in December

CHICAGO – Due to the Illinois Housing Development Authority (IHDA) delaying the reopening of the Illinois Rental Program (ILRPP), state Rep. Lakesia Collins, D-Chicago, is highlighting the opportunity for residents to apply for emergency assistance to help with their housing costs.

Collins Introduces Legislation to Raise the Age of Foster Care Youth to 23

Collins Highlights Open Enrollment Period for Health Insurance

CHICAGO – To ensure residents have access to health insurance, state Rep. Lakesia Collins, D-Chicago, is encouraging residents to take advantage of the extended open enrollment period to sign up for health insurance. The open enrollment period starts on Nov. 1 and ends on Jan. 15, 2022.

Collins Introduces Legislation to Raise the Age of Foster Care Youth to 23

Collins Shares Safety Tips for Halloween Weekend

CHICAGO, Ill – To ensure families are ready for the upcoming Halloween week, state Rep. Lakesia Collins, D-Chicago, is sharing tips on how to safely enjoy trick-or-treating and other Halloween events.