Rep. Lisa Hernandez
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109 Capitol Building
Springfield, IL 62706
6117 West Cermak Road
Cicero, IL 60804
Full-time state legislator; former Senior Policy Advisor to Lt. Governor Patrick Quinn; administrator in Cicero public schools for 17 years; community volunteer and current member of Children’s Center of Cicero and Berwyn, Cicero Youth Services, and Pilsen-Little Village Mental Health Agency; Labor Council for Latin American Development member; former UFCW member; AA in Liberal Arts, Morton College (2001), coursework in public administration, Governors State University; married (Charlie) and mother of two daughters and one son
Hernandez Introduces Legislation to Further Strengthen DREAM Fund for Dreamers in Illinois
CICERO, Ill. — Illinois residents sending money to family overseas will also be able to help Dreamers afford a college education in Illinois under legislation introduced by state Rep. Elizabeth “Lisa” Hernandez, D-Cicero.
Hernandez Holds Food Drive to Honor César Chávez
CICERO, Ill. — To honor the legacy of labor rights activist César Chávez’s 96th birthday, state Rep. Elizabeth “Lisa” Hernandez, D-Cicero, will be collecting non-perishable food at her district office located at 6117 W. Cermak Rd. in Cicero, now through March 31.
Hernandez Responds to Budget Address, Outlines Priorities
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — State Rep. Elizabeth “Lisa” Hernandez, D-Cicero, released the following statement in response to Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s budget address on Wednesday:
Hernandez Appointed to Commission on Government Forecasting and Accountability
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — State Rep. Elizabeth “Lisa” Hernandez, D-Cicero, will continue to fight for fair funding for critical services as a member of a key budget forecasting panel:
Hernandez to Advocate for Local Education, Economic Priorities on Major House Committees
CICERO, Ill. — Rep. Elizabeth “Lisa” Hernandez, D-Cicero, will ensure local voices are heard in major conversations about funding critical services, education, economic development and immigration rights as a member of several key House committees.
Hernandez Enters New Term with Focus on Continued Support for Working Families
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — State Rep. Elizabeth “Lisa” Hernandez, D-Cicero, issued the following statement Wednesday after taking office for a new legislative session:
Rep. Hernandez Promotes Human Services Capital Grant Program
CICERO, Ill. — State Rep. Elizabeth “Lisa” Hernandez, D-Cicero, is encouraging local not-for-profit organizations to apply for the first-ever Human Services Capital Grant Program administered by the Illinois Department of Human Services (IDHS) and the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO).
Hernandez-Backed Plan to Eliminate Pandemic Unemployment Debt Signed by Governor
CICERO, Ill. — A bipartisan proposal supported by state Rep. Elizabeth “Lisa” Hernandez, D-Cicero, that reduces Illinois’ unemployment insurance loan debt, invests in the state’s rainy-day fund, and supports workers was signed into law Thursday.
Rep. Hernandez to Deliver Meals to Families on Thanksgiving
CICERO, Ill. — State Rep. Elizabeth Hernandez will be hosting her eighth annual “Thanksgiving Feast” on Thursday.
Rep. Hernandez Promotes Student Debt Forgiveness Programs
CICERO, Ill. — State Rep. Elizabeth “Lisa” Hernandez, D-Cicero, is encouraging those with student loan debt to apply for the one-time federal student loan debt relief program and the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program. Both programs have applications open for borrowers to apply for debt relief.