Rep. Sonya Harper
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274-S Stratton Office Building
Springfield, IL 62706
4926 South Ashland
Chicago, IL 60609
(773) 925-6584 FAX
Executive director, Grow Greater Englewood; president, Sharper PR Communications; B.A., Journalism and Broadcast News, University of Missouri-Columbia; founder, Wood Street Meet and Greet Community Garden; community organizer, Resident Association of Greater Englewood; community representative, Local School Council, Lindblom Math and Science Academy; co-founder and campaign director, Englewood Votes!; former director of outreach, Growing Home Inc.; former news producer, Fox 19, KOMU-TV, KOPN.
Black Caucus Addresses Shooting at Western Illinois University
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – The Illinois Joint Legislative Black Caucus issued the following statement regarding the deadly shooting at Western Illinois University over the weekend.
Harper Hails Signing of Paid Leave Law
CHICAGO – Following the signing today of Senate Bill 208, the Paid Leave For All Workers Act, by Gov. J.B. Pritzker, state Rep. Sonya M. Harper, D-Chicago, is hailing the new measure.
Harper Agriculture Bills Advance Out of Committee
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – State Rep. Sonya M. Harper, D-Chicago, advanced a package of bills designed to address food deserts, promote urban farming and lift up minority farmers who have been historically excluded.
Harper Appointed to House Cannabis Working Group
CHICAGO – State Rep. Sonya M. Harper, D-Chicago, has joined several House colleagues on the newly announced House Cannabis Working Group that is tasked with helping to refine and implement equity-based cannabis legislation.
Harper Responds to State of the State, Calls for Renewed Focus on Equity and Economic Justice
CHICAGO – Following Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s annual State of the State and Budget Address, state Rep. Sonya M. Harper, D-Chicago, issued the following statement:
Harper to Advocate for Smart Community Investment on Budget Accountability Panel
CHICAGO – State Rep. Sonya M. Harper, D-Chicago, will continue her fight for smart investment in historically underserved communities as a returning member of a key budget accountability and forecasting panel.
Harper To Promote Food Access, Environment, Social Equity With New Committee Assignments
CHICAGO – State Rep. Sonya Harper, D-Chicago, will continue to be an advocate for environmental sustainability, fiscal accountability, public safety and equal justice through her newly assigned committees.
Rep. Harper Appointed to Lead House Agriculture and Conservation Committee
CHICAGO, Ill. – State Rep. Sonya M. Harper, D-Chicago, is building upon her record as a tireless advocate for healthy food access, equal opportunity and diversity in agriculture and environmental sustainability with her appointment to chair the House Agriculture and Conservation Committee during the 103rd Illinois General Assembly.
Harper Statement on Protect Illinois Communities Act
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Following the passage early Friday morning of the Protect Illinois Communities Act (PICA), state Rep. Sonya M. Harper, D-Chicago, issued the following statement.
Harper Announces Lake County Stop on ILBC Listening Tour
CHICAGO – State Rep. Sonya M. Harper, D-Chicago, is announcing that an event will take place as part of the Illinois Legislative Black Caucus (ILBC) Listening Tour on Thursday, Dec. 15 from 4:30 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. at the College of Lake County LakeShore Campus, 33 N. Genesee St. in Waukegan, IL.