Rep. Sonya Harper

(D-Chicago)
6th District
Rep Sonya Harper

Springfield Office:
274-S Stratton Office Building
Springfield, IL   62706
(217) 782-5971

District Office:
 2015 West 63rd Street
Chicago, IL  60636
(773) 925-6580

Biography
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.

Harper Invites Those Negatively Affected by USDA Loan Discrimination to Virtual Workshop

Harper Law Steps Up State’s Response to SNAP Theft

CHICAGO – State Rep. Sonya M. Harper, D-Chicago, is promoting a stepped-up response to the pervasive and growing issue of SNAP theft by passing a new law which will require the state agency in charge of the SNAP program to collect data on SNAP theft and to create reports to enable the General Assembly to better craft effective legislation around the problem.

Harper Invites Those Negatively Affected by USDA Loan Discrimination to Virtual Workshop

Harper Passes Law Protecting Against Animal-Borne Disease

CHICAGO – The state Department of Agriculture will have added authority to help prevent the spread of animal-borne disease by restricting the movement and sale of diseased animals, thanks to legislation passed by state Rep. Sonya M. Harper, D-Chicago.

Thursday Virtual Press Conference: ILBC to Discuss IL Supreme Court Ruling on SAFE-T Act

Thursday Virtual Press Conference: ILBC to Discuss IL Supreme Court Ruling on SAFE-T Act

CHICAGO – The Illinois Legislative Black Caucus will be holding a press conference on Thursday, July 20 at 11 a.m. on Zoom where they will discuss the importance of Tuesday’s constitutionality ruling for the Pre-Trial Fairness Act provision of the SAFE-T Act.

ILBC Responds to Constitutional Ruling on SAFE-T Act

Illinois Legislative House Black Caucus Issues Statement Following SCOTUS Decision to Bar Affirmative Action in College Admissions

CHICAGO – The Illinois Legislative House Black Caucus issued this statement following the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision blocking efforts to expand equity and opportunity in college admissions: