Rep. Lakesia Collins

9th District
Rep Lakesia Collins

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


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-led Bill to Support Youth in Foster Care Signed Into Law

Collins Passes Bill to Aid Financially Insecure Students

CHICAGO – State Rep. Lakesia Collins, D-Chicago, passed a bill that would allow the State Treasurer to make supplementary deposits into the seed funds of financially insecure students under the Illinois Higher Education Savings Program.

Collins-led Bill to Support Youth in Foster Care Signed Into Law

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.