Rep. Delia Ramirez
Full-time legislator; social service administrator, community organizer, and policy advocate; B.A. in Justice Studies from Northeastern Illinois University; former founding executive director of the Center for Changing Lives; former board chair of Latin United Community Housing Association and Logan Square Neighborhood Association; daughter of immigrant parents, and the first Guatemalan-American to serve in the Illinois General Assembly.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – State Rep. Delia C. Ramirez, D-Chicago, released the following statement at the adjournment of a special legislative session in which she worked to provide necessary resources for those affected by the COVID-19 pandemic:
SPRINGFIELD – State Rep. Delia C. Ramirez, D-Chicago, is proud to announce the creation of a fund to provide emergency rental and mortgage assistance grants to tenants and homeowners impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The General Assembly appropriated $396 million for this fund during the emergency legislative session. The funding will primarily be used to provide assistance to tenants unable to cover their rent or homeowners unable to make mortgage payments.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – The Illinois Legislative Latino Caucus released the following statement in response to President Donald Trump’s recent threats that he will withhold COVID-19 related economic relief from states that do not comply with his extreme anti-immigrant agenda:
Ramirez Advocates for Public Health during COVID-19, Provides Hand Sanitizer to Local Businesses and Non-Profits
CHICAGO – In response to the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak, state Rep. Delia Ramirez, D-Chicago, and Alderman LaSpata collaborated with Rincon Family Services to reach out to local businesses and non-profit organizations to provide hand sanitizers and information on the upcoming 2020 Census.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – The Illinois Legislative Latino Caucus released the following statement in response to President Donald Trump’s recent announcement that he will suspend immigration into the U.S. due to the COVID-19 pandemic:
Ramirez Honors Child Abuse Prevention Month, Highlights Urgency of Protecting Children amid COVID-19
CHICAGO – To highlight April as Child Abuse Prevention Month, State Rep. Delia Ramirez, D-Chicago, as acting chair of the House Adoption and Child Welfare Committee, is amplifying child abuse and domestic violence hotlines during the ongoing COVID-19 (Coronavirus Disease 2019) outbreak.
CHICAGO – The Illinois Legislative Latino Caucus released the following statement amid Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s “stay at home” order, urging local families to contact their constituent service offices via phone or email in order to continue connecting them to resources, as well as to follow the recommendations of medical experts.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – State Rep. Delia Ramirez, D-Chicago, is urging residents to help protect their health and the well-being of their neighbors by staying informed with accurate and up-to-date information and following guidelines from public health experts on the COVID-19 (Coronavirus Disease) pandemic provided on official websites for the State of Illinois and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Latino Caucus Highlights Economic Assistance for Families | Caucus Latino Pone Énfasis en Asistencia Económica para Familias
CHICAGO – Amid the announcement of a national emergency by the president and restaurant and bar on-site consumption closures by Gov. J.B. Pritzker, the Illinois Legislative Latino Caucus, is highlighting unemployment benefits and other economic assistance available to working families:
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – The Illinois Legislative Latino Caucus released the following statement in response to the illegitimate lawsuit by four county sheriffs who are defending the extrajudicial detention of immigrants that allows some of these interests to benefit from lucrative contracts with Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE):