Rep. Justin Slaughter
B.A. in political science, University of Chicago; Master’s of Public Policy and Administration, Northwestern University; member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. and served on the executive board of his local chapter’s foundation. A native Chicagoan, Slaughter grew up on the South Side in the Washington Heights community where he currently still resides
Slaughter-Backed Health Care Reform Measure and Fourth Pillar of Illinois Legislative Black Caucus Signed into Law
SPPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Legislation supported by state Rep. Justin Slaughter, D-Chicago, to address disparities in health outcomes in communities of color and create a more equitable health care system was recently signed into law by the governor.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – To better ensure the voices of parents are heard in discussions on their children’s education, state Rep. Justin Slaughter, D-Chicago, recently supported legislation that will bring Chicago Public Schools (CPS) in line with other school districts across Illinois and allow for the creation of an elected school board.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – To protect the rights of patients and ensure that no one is denied treatment during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, state Rep. Justin Slaughter, D-Chicago, recently supported legislation to help addresses implicit bias in medicine.
Black Caucus Health Care Reform Measure Signed into Law, Marking Fourth Pillar of Agenda to Address Systemic Racism
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — The Illinois Legislative Black Caucus (ILBC) is celebrating the signing of the Illinois Health Care and Human Service Reform Act, a historic measure to address the systemic racial inequalities within the state’s health care system, into law by Gov....
CHICAGO – To help support Illinois students and promote mental health care, state Rep. Justin Slaughter, D-Chicago, recently supported legislation to include mental health days in students’ excused absences.
CHICAGO – State Rep. Justin Slaughter, D-Chicago, is working to make local voices heard in Illinois’ redistricting process by bringing a virtual public hearing of the House Redistricting Committee to the southern Cook County area on Friday, April 8 at 10 a.m.
CHICAGO – As state and local health departments continue to roll out COVID-19 vaccination plans, state Rep. Justin Slaughter, D-Chicago, is partnering with 21st Ward Alderman Howard Brookins, Jr. and Cook County 4th District Commissioner Stanley Moore for a virtual discussion on the safety and efficacy of COVID-19 vaccines and the state’s ongoing response to the pandemic.
CHICAGO – A historic package of criminal justice reforms spearheaded by state Rep. Justin Slaughter, D-Chicago, is now law as Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed the legislation today, making Illinois a leader in the effort to root out systemic racism and ensure justice and equality for all residents.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – A package of landmark criminal justice and policing reforms led by state Rep. Justin Slaughter, D-Chicago, have been approved by the House and Senate, making Illinois a leader in the effort to root out systemic racism and ensure justice and equality for all residents.
CHICAGO – As the holiday season approaches, state Rep. Justin Slaughter, D-Chicago, is encouraging parents and all those shopping for gifts for children this year to review the Illinois Attorney General’s annual Safe Shopping Guide.