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
CHICAGO – State Rep. Justin Slaughter, D-Chicago, is highlighting a new economic recovery plan that will provide $25 million to businesses that suffered damages due to the civil unrest following the death of George Floyd.
CHICAGO – To help Illinois’ Black communities recover from damages inflicted by looting and widespread violence in the wake of the death of George Floyd, state Rep. Justin Slaughter, D-Chicago, is calling on both the Illinois General Assembly and U. S. Congress to create a plan that will invest in these communities.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – At the conclusion of this spring’s special session, state Rep. Justin Slaughter, D-Chicago, issued the following statement:
CHICAGO – State Rep. Justin Slaughter, D-Chicago, is highlighting the Illinois Department of Human Services’ (IDHS) recent announcement of Pandemic Electronic Balance Transfer (P-EBT) benefits, which will provide families with school-aged children who qualify for free or reduced price school meals with extra money to buy food during the pandemic.
CHICAGO –State Rep. Justin Slaughter, D-Chicago, is promoting the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) to support families in need during the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak.
CHICAGO – To ensure our youth have a seat at the table, state Rep. Justin Slaughter, D-Chicago, is promoting the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) Student Advisory Council for Illinois high school students during the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak.
Slaughter Encourages Local Students to Apply for Illinois Legislative Black Caucus Foundation Scholarship
CHICAGO – State Rep. Justin Slaughter, D-Chicago, is encouraging students who are interested in seeking higher education to apply for the Illinois Legislative Black Caucus Foundation (ILBCF) Scholarship.
CHICAGO – State Rep. Justin Slaughter, D-Chicago, is highlighting Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s recent executive order extending Illinois’ mandatory stay at home order through the end of May to slow the spread of COVID-19.
CHICAGO – To ensure that Illinois students have reliable access to a stable internet connection during the COVID-19 pandemic, state Rep. Justin Slaughter, D-Chicago, is encouraging families to use the recently released Wi-Fi Hotspot Map to find free wireless internet hotspot locations near them.
CHICAGO – State Rep. Justin Slaughter, D-Chicago, is encouraging local residents to help ensure their neighbors have access to food and other essential items by donating non-perishable food and hygiene products to the local food pantry at Redeeming Grace Church.