Rep. Sonya Harper

(D-Chicago)
6th District
Rep Sonya Harper

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

District Office:
4926 South Ashland
Chicago, IL  60609
(773) 925-6580
(773) 925-6584 FAX

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 Statement on Thompson Center Announcement

Harper Selected for Henry Toll Fellowship

CHICAGO – Following her selection by The Council of State Governments (CSG), state Rep. Sonya M. Harper, D-Chicago, is announcing that she is one of 48 state-level officials nationwide who will participate in the 2022 CSG Henry Toll Fellowship in Lexington, Kentucky.

Harper Statement on Thompson Center Announcement

Harper Creates Agriculture Equity Commission to Help Minority Farmers

CHICAGO – A new state law introduced by state Rep. Sonya Harper, D-Chicago, will create an Agriculture Equity Commission tasked with providing an annual report with policy solutions, recommendations and other relevant matters related to the issues that minority farmers face in Illinois.

Harper Passes Legislation to Support Apprentices

Harper Passes Legislation to Support Apprentices

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – To encourage and support work-based learning, state Rep. Sonya Harper, D-Chicago, passed a bill that would create a pilot program to provide support services to individuals in apprenticeship programs.

Harper Passes Legislation to Support Apprentices

Harper Passes Legislation to Invest in Communities of Color

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – State Rep. Sonya Harper, D-Chicago, passed a bill that would allow the State Treasurer’s office to use investment earnings to guarantee small business and consumer loans in communities of color and low income communities.