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Senator Celina Villanueva (D)
11th District

Photograph of  Senator  Celina Villanueva (D)

Springfield Office:
Senator 11th District
623 Capitol Building
Springfield, IL   62706
(217) 782-5304
District Office:
2501 South Central Park Avenue
Front Suite
Chicago, IL  60623
(773) 565-4661

Years served: 2019 - 2020 (House); 2020 - Present (Senate)

Committee assignments: Human Rights (Chair); Higher Education; Labor (Vice-Chair); Public Safety; Transportation; App- Higher Education (Sub-Vice-Chair); App-Human Services; Redistricting- Chicago South (Sub-Vice-Chair); Labor- Special Issues (Sub-Chair).

Biography: Born in Chicago and raised in Little Village. Full-time state legislator. Former Civic & Youth Engagement Manager at the Illinois Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights. Bachelor’s degree in Latino/a Studies from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Community organizer and avid reader.

Associated Representative(s): Edgar Gonzalez, Jr.
 Angelica Guerrero-Cuellar