Representative Sonya M. Harper (D)
|Senator 6th District|
|274-S Stratton Office Building|
|Springfield, IL 62706 |
|4926 South Ashland|
|Chicago, IL 60609 |
|(773) 925-6584 FAX|
|Years served: October 2015 - Present|
Committee assignments: Economic Opportunity & Equity (Chairperson); Appropriations-Public Safety; Agriculture & Conservation (Chairperson); Elem Sec Ed: School Curric Policies; Energy & Environment; Human Services; Environmental Justice Subcommittee (Sub-Chairperson); Public Benefits Subcommittee (Sub-Chairperson).
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.