Rep. Thaddeus Jones
Graduate of Bloom Trail High School and holds a bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice from Loyola University; first African-American alderman of Calumet City’s Third Ward; founder and Chief Executive Officer of the Jones Foundation; formerly served as Student Trustee at South Suburban College, member of the Calumet City Library Board; proud father of two sons.
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.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – The Illinois Legislative Black Caucus (ILBC) issued the following statement following the Illinois Supreme Court’s ruling on the constitutionality of the Pre-trial Fairness Act provision in the 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:
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – The Illinois Joint Legislative Black Caucus issued the following statement regarding the deadly shooting at Western Illinois University over the weekend.
SOUTH HOLLAND, Ill. – State Rep. Thaddeus Jones, D-Calumet City, will continue his commitment to supporting victims during insurance disputes, creating fairer judicial practices and expanding access to the prescription drugs people count on as a member of key House committees.
Illinois Legislative Black Caucus Issues Statement in Response to Release of Police Body Camera Footage of Killing of Tyre Nichols
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — In response to the release of police body camera footage showing the killing of Tyre Nichols at the hands of five Memphis officers, the Illinois Legislative Black Caucus (ILBC) released the following statement:
vSOUTH HOLLAND, Ill. – State Rep. Thaddeus Jones, D-Calumet City, invites those studying for and working in the early childhood education industry to apply for aid money for the upcoming 2022-23 school year through the Early Childhood Access Consortium for Equity (ECACE) Scholarship.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — Upon the historic confirmation of Supreme Court Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson, the Illinois Legislative Black Caucus released the following statement:
CALUMET CITY, Ill. – State Rep. Thaddeus Jones, D-Calumet City, issued this statement following the conclusion of the General Assembly’s 2021 spring session:
Black Caucus Health Care Reform Measure Signed into Law, Marking Fourth Pillar of Agenda to Address Systemic Racism
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — The Illinois Legislative Black Caucus (ILBC) is celebrating the signing of the Illinois Health Care and Human Service Reform Act, a historic measure to address the systemic racial inequalities within the state’s health care system, into law by Gov....