Photo Gallery – 2016

December 17, 2016 – Rep. Ford hosts a meeting on Social Amnesia, Chicago.

December 15, 2016 – Rep. Ford discusses the issues on Politics Tonight, Chicago.

December 15, 2016 – Rep. Ford witnesses Governor Rauner signing into law legislation sponsored by Rep. Ford so IDs are provided to returning citizens coming from incarceration, photo courtesy of Chicago Crusader.

December 12, 2016 – Rep. Ford hosts a Real Estate Investing Christmas Party, Chicago.

December 11, 2016 – Rep. Ford recognizes and gives an award of recognition to the outgoing Headquarters Company Commander of the 108th Sustainment Brigade, Captain Elliott Griggs, for his service to our country, Chicago.

December 8, 2016 – Rep. Ford hosts an event to discuss how to start and strengthen credit unions, Chicago. 

December 3, 2016 – Rep. Ford hosts an event at his Chicago office with 45 participants with issues with child support looking to reinstate their licenses.

December 3, 2016 – Rep. Ford supports the Boy Scouts at the Whitney M. Young, Jr. Service Award Dinner, Chicago. 

November 26, 2016 – Rep. Ford supports Small Business Empowerment Saturday.

November 6, 2016 – Rep. Ford meets with U.S. Senate candidate Tammy Duckworth and U.S. Congressman Danny K. Davis, Chicago. 

November 4, 2016 – Rep. Ford gives seminar talk, “Restorative Justice in Illinois”, at the John Marshall Law School 23rd Belle R. & Joseph H. Braun Memorial Symposium entitled Restorative Justice in Action: Charting a More Humane Path for Our Criminal Justice System, Chicago.

October 31, 2016 – Rep. Ford hosts a Community Halloween Party, Chicago.

October 27, 2016 – Rep. Ford supports the Job Corps Career Fair, Chicago.

October 26, 2016 – Rep. Ford co-organizes the West Side Heroin Task Force Town Hall Meeting, Chicago.

September 26, 2016 – Rep. Ford hosts a Presidential Debate Watch Party, Oak Park.

September 21, 2016 – Rep. Ford participates in the Council of State Government’s Medicaid Leadership Policy Academy, Washington, D.C.

September 11, 2016 – Rep. Ford salutes the 710th Area Support Medical Company in their Deployment Ceremony before the Company is deployed to Afghanistan; North Riverside Armory, North Riverside.

August 31, 2016 – Rep. Ford announces the formation of the West Side Heroin Task Force in collaboration with Loretto Hospital, Roosevelt University, and many other stakeholders, Chicago. 

August 6, 2016 – Rep. Ford joins the community to celebrate the dedication of the Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. Living Memorial Project in Marquette Park, Chicago.

July 30, 2016 – Rep. Ford once again sponsors the Say No to Drugs and Violence Parade, Chicago.

July 25-28, 2016 – Rep. Ford attends the Democratic National Convention as a delegate for Sen. Bernie Sanders and the top-vote getting Sanders delegate in Illinois’ 7th Congressional District, Philadelphia.

July 18, 2016 – Rep. Ford invites the surrounding community to celebrate the 3rd Anniversary of the naming of Mandela Road, Chicago.

June 15, 2016 – Rep. Ford joins the Village Leadership Academy in their trip to Cuba.

May 1, 2016 – Rep. Ford and members of his parish welcome Chicago Archbishop Cupich to St. Martin de Porres Church, Chicago.

April 20, 2016 – Rep. Ford fights for a $15 minimum wage, Springfield, IL.

March 13, 2016 – Rep. Ford and advocates hold a press conference at the criminal court building to press presidential candidates to make re-entry issues a priority in the race for President, Chicago.

March 12, 2016 – Rep. Ford hosts a Town Hall on Voting Rights, Chicago – photos courtesy of The Austin Voice and Brad Cummings.

March 11, 2016 – Rep. Ford hosts a Job Fair at Austin Public Library, Chicago.

February 25, 2016 – State Rep. La Shawn K. Ford takes part in introducing Presidential Candidate Senator Bernie Sanders to more than 6,000 people at a rally at Chicago State, Chicago.

February 24, 2016 – State Rep. La Shawn K. Ford, Breaking Bread Group to Advance Foster Care, DCFS, and Illinois Center for Adoption and Permanency hold a Press Conference to kick off efforts to increase the numbers of male foster care providers, Chicago.

February 10, 2016 – Rep. Ford shakes President Obama’s hand after the President addresses the General Assembly, Springfield.

February 7, 2016 – Rep. Ford is joined by Congressman Davis, Rep. Lilly, Clerk Brown, Alderman Ervin and others to announce his Immediate Sealing Bill at St. Martin de Porres Church lead by Pastor Tom Walsh, Chicago.

February 7, 2016 – Rep. Ford is interviewed on the Munir Muhammad Show, Chicago.

February 6, 2016 – Rep. Ford serves as a mentor at the Mikva Challenge, Chicago.

February 5, 2016 – Rep. Ford joins others at the Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Press Conference, Chicago.

January 18, 2016 – Rep. Ford joins the Community Renewal Society Meeting, Chicago.

January 18, 2016 – Rep. Ford hosts his 9th Annual Family HEALTH CHALLENGE at the West Cook YMCA, Oak Park.

January 14, 2016 – Rep. Ford supporting Voter Registration, Chicago.

January 14, 2016 – Rep. Ford joins In The Loop for a discussion on the mayoral recall – see the video at

January 11, 2016 – Rep. Ford joins the Westside NAACP to advocate for the safe-keeping of police misconduct files, Chicago.

January 9, 2016 – Rep. Ford and Rep. Flowers host a Town Hall Meeting on the legislation to create a process to recall the mayor of Chicago, Chicago. 

January 9, 2016 – Rep. Ford meets with Senator Don Harmon and the Democratic Party of Oak Park, Oak Park.

January 7, 2016 – Rep. Ford hosts a viewing of President Obama’s Town Hall on Gun Control, Oak Park. (photos courtesy of Chicago CBS 2)