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 Supports Illinois Residents to Keep Unemployment Payments

Collins Supports Illinois Residents to Keep Unemployment Payments

CHICAGO – As families continue to recover from obstacles posed by the pandemic, state Rep. Lakesia Collins, D-Chicago, supported legislation that protects residents from having to pay back overpayments from the Illinois Department of Employment Security  (IDES) used during the pandemic

Collins–Backed Law to Crack Down on Gun Violence, Improve Community Safety

Collins Sponsors Legislation to End Social Isolation in Nursing Homes

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – To prevent social isolation in long term care (LTC) facilities, state Rep. Lakesia Collins, D-Chicago, recently backed legislation to require all long term care facilities to develop guidelines that allow for the availability of technology to prevent social isolation.

Collins–Backed Law to Crack Down on Gun Violence, Improve Community Safety

Collins Highlights Funeral Cost Assistance Program

CHICAGO – After many Illinois families suffered losses due to the pandemic, state Rep. Lakesia Collins, D-Chicago, is encouraging those who lost a loved one to COVID-19 to apply for FEMA’s Funeral Assistance Program.