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 – In response to a Jefferson County grand jury’s decision to indict just one of the officers involved with the murder of Breonna Taylor with three felony counts of wanton endangerment for shooting into adjacent apartments, state Rep. Justin Slaughter, D-Chicago, issued the following statement:
CHICAGO – To help Black communities across Illinois overcome the effects of systemic racism, state Rep. Justin Slaughter, D-Chicago, joined the Illinois Legislative Black Caucus (ILBC) to announce a policy agenda that supports and uplifts Black families.
CHICAGO – State Rep. Justin Slaughter, D-Chicago, recently partnered with 21st Ward Alderman Howard B. Brookins, Jr. and Cook County Commissioner Stanley Moore to host their annual back-to-school fair for students and families.
CHICAGO – To help ensure residents are able to remain in their homes through the COVID-19 pandemic, state Rep. Justin Slaughter, D-Chicago, is highlighting Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s recent extension of the eviction moratorium through Saturday, Aug. 22.
CHICAGO – To ensure Illinois families are able to continue to make mortgage and rent payments, state Rep. Justin Slaughter, D-Chicago, helped to pass a budget that includes over $390 million in assistance for homeowners and renters struggling to make payments.
CHICAGO – To protect and expand access to voting, state Rep. Justin Slaughter, D-Chicago, recently supported a measure that will expand the state’s vote-by-mail program and allow for additional alternative options to in-person voting during the upcoming November election.
CHICAGO – As the extended state and federal tax filing deadlines approach, state Rep. Justin Slaughter, D-Chicago, is urging residents who have not filed yet to do so before July 15.
CHICAGO – State Rep. Justin Slaughter, D-Chicago, is promoting the expansion of essential services that are now available through the Help Illinois Families initiative to support working families affected by the COVID-19 outbreak.
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.