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  • Rep. Ford receives the Legislative Hero Award from the Illinois State Alliance of YMCAs.
  • Rep. Ford joins his neighbors on the Island for Clean and Green activities for Earth Day.
  • Rep. Ford announces that the LaGrange Park Community Park District was awarded $400,000 for improvements to Memorial Park through the Department of Natural Resources’ Open Space Land Acquisition and Development (OSLAD) Program.
  • Rep. Ford sworn in as Local School Council Member for George Rogers Clark Elementary School.
  • Rep. Ford organizes a Block Party for his block to celebrate the 4th of July.
  • Rep. Ford celebrates the dedication of Mandela Road in Chicago.
  • Rep. Ford joins Pastor Tom Walsh, the St. Martin de Porres Church family, and 100 Blocks/100 Churches to fight violence in Austin.
  • Rep. Ford speaks to the media about the old Emmet School site and the need for a new high school in Austin.
  • Michael Holub presents the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve "Patriotic Employer Award" to Rep. Ford.
  • Rep. Ford, Committee Chair of the new Illinois Boy Scout Troop 606 in Austin, and Vice President of Membership of the Board of Directors of the Boy Scouts Pathway to Adventure Council of Northeast Illinois and Northwest Indiana, congratulates a scout.
  • Rep. Ford joins the Big Hurt-Frank Thomas, Mayor Lovero and other officials at the Ribbon Cutting of the Big Hurt Brewhouse, Berwyn.
  • Rep. Ford sponsors an event with Hartgrove Hospital, Get Covered America and others to assist community members sign up for health insurance, Chicago.
  • Rep. Ford with students learning about good nutrition from UIC Team at 8th Annual Health Challenge honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
  • Rep. Ford accepting a flag that flew over Kuwait from Army Reservist Sgt Jonathan Tate.
  • Rep. Ford and The Chicago Defender host the 5th HIV Community Collaboration Meeting.
  • Rep. Ford speaking at press conference to advocate for funding for child care.
  • Rep. Ford meets with representatives of the Illinois Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (IAHPERD) at the state Capitol.
  • Rep. Ford, Chief Judge Timothy Evans, Cliff Kelly and John Marshall Law School students at Restoring Justice Summit.
  • Rep. Ford and community organizations address state budget cuts.
  • Rep. Ford presenting legislation on the floor of the House.
  • At the State Capitol, Rep. Ford meets with community members from Westside Health Authority from the Austin community in Chicago.
  • Rep. Ford joins Rep. Durkin and others to celebrate the ribbon cutting of Studio 10 West at La Grange Public Library. Photo courtesy of La Grange Public Library.
  • Rep. Ford presents certificates to students who wrote letters to him, at Oliver Wendell Holmes Elementary School, Chicago.
  • Rep. Ford and Rickie Brown at the dedication of the statue "The Chieftain" honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., at the 1st Anniversary Celebration of the naming of Mandela Road, Chicago.
  • Rep. Ford joins the Grand Opening Ceremony of the new Salvation Army Freedom Center, Chicago.
  • Rep. Ford speaking up for Veterans' Home Care, Chicago.
  • Rep. Ford hosts Youth Summit to discuss issues of violence and the shooting of Laquan McDonald, Michele Clark College Prep, Chicago.
  • Rep. Ford is joined by Congressman Davis, Clerk Brown and others to announce the Immediate Sealing Bill, Chicago.

View the Press Conference Introducing the West Side Heroin Task Force!

Ford Fights for Better Funding for Education

Ford Fights for Release of Imprisoned Student in China

Ajamu Johnson Comes Home from Prison in China!

View the Video on Housing in Black America!

Watch the Video of the Restorative Justice Summit!

Health Insurance Options!

Mandela Road Dedication – click photo for video report

Tear Down the Walls!