District Office: 5533 North Broadway
( 773 ) 784 - 2002
( 773 ) 784 - 2060 FAX
May 2011 - Present
Appropriations-Public Safety (Chairperson); Economic Opportunity; Human Services; Judiciary - Criminal (Vice-Chairperson); Labor & Commerce Committee; Tourism, Hospitality & Craft Ind.; Restorative Justice (Vice-Chairperson); Facilities Subcommittee; Workforce Reconciliation Subcommitt; Criminal Admin and Enforcement; Juvenile Justice and System Involve.
LGBT rights activist and organizer; former legislative director for the National Organization for Women; former legislative aide to state Sen. John Cullerton; former Deputy Director of Intergovernmental Affairs and Director of Programs and Development in the Cook County State's Attorney's Office; only openly gay female legislator serving in the General Assembly; has three children.