Photo Gallery – 2012

December 13, 2012 – Rep. Ford hosts Town Hall Meeting regarding utilization of CPS schools and possible school closings.


October 8, 2012 – Rep. Ford joins community residents to oppose the closing of the Austin YMCA.


October 8, 2012 – Rep. Ford hosts Town Hall Meeting #2 – Should Chicago Public Schools have an elected School Board?


October 2, 2012 – Rep. Ford hosts Town Hall Meeting #1- Should Chicago Public Schools have an elected School Board?


October 2, 2012 – Rep. Ford attends North Riverside’s Mayor’s Committee of Neighborhood Services meeting to discuss community issues.


September 26, 2012 – Rep. Ford hosts Time for Xcellence event, linking ex-offenders with community resources.


September 24, 2012 – Rep. Ford attends dedication of UIC Mammogram facilities and supports Dr. Sandy Goldberg and A Silver Lining Foundation.


September 20, 2012 – Rep. Ford discusses issues of violence in Chicago on WTTW.


September 7, 2012 – Ford visits the Smoky Mountains.


September 4-6, 2012 – Ford serves as a delegate to the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, North Carolina.


August 28, 2012 – Rep. Ford hosts an Emergency Town Hall Meeting – Violence: Black in America, with a presentation, panel discussion, and questions from the audience. Director of the Illinois Department of Public Health LaMar Hasbrouck, MD, MPH, spoke on the panel.


August 25, 2012 – Rep. Ford teams with Circle Family HealthCare Network and Austin Weekly News to sponsor the 1st Annual West Side Heart and Sole Family 5K Run and 2 mile walk.


August 23, 2012 – Rep. Ford chairs the Small Business Empowerment and Workforce Development Committee Hearing regarding legislation to seal certain non-violent criminal records and “ban the box” on State employment applications.


August 7, 2012 – Rep. Ford participates in 15th District Night Out, Levin Park, Chicago.


August 2, 2012 – Rep. Ford visits LINK at Columbia College, Chicago.


July, 2012 – Rep. Ford visits schools and hospitals in the United Kingdom.


June 26, 2012 – Rep. Ford participates on panel at Youth Summit and Expo, Loyola University Chicago, Philip H. Corboy Law Center


June 16, 2012 – Rep. Ford joins Juneteenth Celebration Parade on Chicago Avenue, Chicago


February 28, 2012 – Rep. Ford wishing a Happy 50th Birthday to America’s Blood Centers, Springfield, Illinois.


February 28, 2012 – Rep. Ford and signed copy of the Thirteenth Amendment, abolishing slavery in the United States. Picture taken at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum, Springfield, Illinois. Illinois was the first state to ratify the Amendment.


February 24, 2012 – Rep. Ford holds a Town Hall Meeting on the Sealing Bill and Criminal Records Reform at Center for Employment Training, Chicago.


February 17, 2012 – Rep. Ford and the City Colleges of Chicago host more than 500 students in a Black History Event at Malcolm X College, Chicago, called “College is an Option.”


February 14, 2012 – Rep. Ford gives an address on the legislative process for the 2012 ABLE Black History Month Program for Global Customer Delivery – Telecom Services NAR, Naperville.


February 4, 2012 – Rep. Ford greets some of the 443 guests invited to a community screening of the movie Red Tails, Chicago.


January 25, 2012 – Rep. Ford joins church and family in surprise send-off for Jamal Mullins to the Army, Chicago.


January 24, 2012 – Rep. Ford visits the Washington D.C. Dr. Martin Luther King National Memorial.


January 21, 2012 – Rep. Ford hosts the 5th Annual Family HEALTH CHALLENGE honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. at Christ the King Jesuit College Preparatory High School.


PCC Community Wellness and Americorps Volunteers joined Rep. Ford to hold a Community Day of Service and packed 600 dental packages of food for the homeless.


CUT Tumbling performed to the delight of the students.


Students learned about nutrition from UIC Dieticians and the Americorps volunteers and enjoyed a nutritious meal partially sponsored by Dominick’s.


January 13, 2011 – Rep. Ford urges blood donation efforts at Press Conference at Mercy Hospital.