Rep. Lisa Hernandez
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
BERWYN, Ill. – State Rep. Elizabeth “Lisa” Hernandez, D-Cicero, is working with community-based organizations to host a free Naturalization & DACA Renewal Workshop on Saturday, Oct. 12 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Morton West High School, located at 2400 Home Ave. in Berwyn.
CHICAGO – State Rep. Elizabeth “Lisa” Hernandez, D-Cicero, released the following statement in solidarity with the University of Chicago Medical Center nurses on strike this Friday:
CICERO, Ill. – With the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) application officially opening on Tuesday, Oct. 1, state Rep. Elizabeth “Lisa” Hernandez, D-Cicero, is hosting a Financial Aid Seminar and Workshop event for local students and their families.
CHICAGO – To highlight the importance of participating in the 2020 Census, state Rep. Elizabeth “Lisa” Hernandez, D-Cicero, and State Sen. Omar Aquino, D-Chicago are inviting residents throughout the Chicagoland area to join them and fellow members of the Latino Caucus and the Illinois Latino Caucus Foundation on Saturday, Sept. 7 at their various visits of Latino-owned businesses, which include Mi Tierra en la Villita.
Hernandez, Villanueva Invite Local Residents for Discussion of 2020 Census at Mi Tierra en la Villita
CHICAGO – To highlight the importance of participating in the 2020 Census, state Reps. Elizabeth “Lisa” Hernandez, D-Cicero, and Celina Villanueva, D-Chicago are working with fellow Latino Caucus members and the Illinois Latino Caucus Foundation to host the Census 2020 Tour, which will include stops across various Latino owned businesses in the Chicagoland area.
AURORA, Ill. – A bill supported by state Rep. Barbara Hernandez, D-Aurora, which expands grants for teachers planning on working in hard-to-staff school districts, was recently signed into law.
CHICAGO – State Reps. Elizabeth “Lisa” Hernandez, D-Cicero, and Celina Villanueva, D-Chicago, are inviting local residents to a get a head start on the new school year with a Back-to-School Health Fair on Saturday, Aug. 31st from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Piotrowski Park, located at 4247 W. 31st St. in the Little Village.
BERWYN, Ill. – State Rep. Elizabeth “Lisa” Hernandez, D-Cicero, is inviting local residents to share their thoughts on building a stronger Illinois for working families over a cup of coffee at her ‘Cafecito con Lisa’ events this month in Berwyn.
AURORA, Ill. – In order to ensure that private genetic information is not used against consumers, state Rep. Barbara Hernandez, D-Aurora, supported a bill recently signed into law that prohibits the transfer of this private information to insurance providers.
CHICAGO – In light of the horrific hate-driven attack in El Paso, the Illinois Legislative Latino Caucus released the following statement condemning Donald Trump for his racist rhetoric as it is inciting violence towards Latinos and immigrants, and called for action on the Fix the FOID Act, which remained in the state Senate after passing the House this spring.