Representative Lakesia Collins (D)
|Senator 9th District|
|235-E Stratton Building|
|Springfield, IL 62706 |
|2165 S. Millard Avenue|
|Chicago, IL 60623 |
|Years served: July 2020 - Present|
Committee assignments: Appropriations-Public Safety; Human Services; Labor & Commerce; Child Care Access & Early Childhood (Vice-Chairperson); Housing Committee; Workforce Development Subcommittee; Public Benefits Subcommittee.
Biography: Graduated from Proviso East High School; served as a Certified Nursing Assistant in nursing homes; served as a labor advocate and organizer for working families and Fight for 15 spokesperson; former executive board member for SEIU Healthcare Illinois; founded Future Fighters organization for worker rights; received the Florence Criley Award from the Chicago Coalition of Labor Women (CLW) in 2019; mother of three boys.