Improving Community Life

Strong neighborhoods foster strong families, strong businesses, and strong individuals.

Action

Improving the Environment through the creation of green jobs
Supports Economic Development along main arteries in District
Supported the completion of Dole Library, Oak Park
Honored Firefighter who saved child’s life, December 2, 2006
Organized First Summer Day of Mourning, June 23, 2007, Chicago and Leclaire, to honor children who had died in the community, working with community groups to reduce gun violence.
Chief House Sponsor of legislation to support the involvement of fathers in their children’s lives, through The Council of Responsible Fatherhood Act of 2008k became State Law 95-0960 on 9/25/08

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