Rep. Jennifer Gong-Gershowitz
Full-time legislator; human rights attorney; B.A., Indiana University, J.D., Loyola University Chicago School of Law, L.L.M, Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law; former litigation attorney at Winston and Strawn; founding member and co-chair of the Illinois Unaccompanied Children’s Task Force; former Director of the Highland Park – Highwood Legal Aid Clinic; former board member of the Glenview Education Foundation; lives in Glenview with her husband and three sons.
GLENVIEW, Ill. – State Rep. Jennifer Gong-Gershowitz, D-Glenview, issued the following statement in response to the leak of documents indicating the landmark reproductive rights Supreme Court decision, Roe v. Wade, is being overturned:
GLENVIEW, Ill. – In her roles as Chair of the House Immigration and Human Rights Committee as well as a champion for housing rights, state Rep. Jennifer Gong-Gershowitz, D-Glenview, passed House Bill 4605, which secures the right to a jury trial for people unfairly discriminated against while seeking a place to live.
GLENVIEW, Ill. – State Rep. Jennifer Gong-Gershowitz, D-Glenview, responded to the news that former House Speaker Michael Madigan was indicted following a wide-ranging investigation from the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Internal Revenue Service and U.S. Attorney’s Office:
GLENVIEW, Ill. – Following a string of legislative milestones, state Rep. Jennifer Gong-Gershowitz, D-Glenview, was selected by the Bowhay Institute for Legislative Leadership Development (BILLD) to complete a leadership training program with 35 other lawmakers from the Midwest area.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – State Rep. Jennifer Gong-Gershowitz, D-Glenview, released this statement following the end of the spring 2021 session of the Illinois state House of Representatives:
GLENVIEW, Ill. – Illinois students across the state will get a stronger education in their classrooms on Asian American history under legislation sponsored by state Rep. Jennifer Gong-Gershowitz, D-Glenview, which passed the Illinois House of Representatives last Wednesday.
GLENVIEW, Ill. – State Rep. Jennifer Gong-Gershowitz, D-Glenview, responded to Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s budget proposal on Wednesday, calling for greater access to health care and measures to aid small businesses:
GLENVIEW, Ill. – Advocates for suburban schools are recognizing state Rep. Jennifer Gong-Gershowitz, D-Glenview, with the ED-RED ‘Legislator of the Year’ award for her work promoting high-quality education in local public schools.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – State Rep. Jennifer Gong-Gershowitz, D-Glenview, who was sworn in for her second term as an Illinois state representative for the 17th district on Wednesday, released the following statement:
GLENVIEW, Ill. – State Rep. Jennifer Gong-Gershowitz, D-Glenview, is combatting the growth of the coronavirus pandemic with a free COVID-19 testing site located in the Flick Park Field House at 3600 Glenview Road in Glenview. It will be open Monday through Friday, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Saturday 9 a.m. through 2 p.m. Building on successful processes used in other districts, Northshore Clinical Labs is running the site.