Photo Gallery – 2013

December 12, 2013 – Rep. Ford attends the National Black Caucus of State Legislators Meeting in Memphis and visits the Lorraine Motel, site of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

 

December 2, 2013 – Rep. Ford and Commissioner Rogers host a Property Tax Assessment Town Hall Meeting, Sankofa Cultural Center, Chicago.

 

November 27, 2013 – Reps. Ford and Wheeler support Fraternite Notre Dame at Thanksgiving, Chicago.

November 25, 2013 – Rep. Ford supports local business Costco’s Grand Opening in North Riverside.

 

November 24, 2013 -Rep. Ford supporting Austin Football Fundraiser, Lafollette Park, Chicago.

November 23, 2013 – Rep. Ford serves as a panelist at The Blueprint Teen Summit 2013, Austin Town Hall, Chicago. 

 

November 20, 2013 – Rep. Ford hosts a Town Hall Meeting on new conceal and carry law.

November 13, 2013 – Rep. Ford hosts Town Hall Meeting on Adoption and Foster Care, Oak Park Library, Oak Park.

November 9, 2013 – Rep. Ford at Circle Family HealthCare Network’s Grand Opening of Health Center at Proviso West High School.

 

October 9, 2013 – Rep. Ford participates in discussion on Pension Reform at Oak Park Library, Oak Park.

 

October 5, 2013 – Rep. Ford honored by the Community Renewal Society and receives Public Servant Lighthouse Award – Glenview, Illinois

 October 1, 2013 – Rep. Ford attends Grand Opening of new AT&T store in La Grange.

September 28, 2013 – Rep. Ford promotes and participates in Health Screening at CVS in North Riverside.

September 26-27, 2013 – Rep. Ford Attends National Conference of State Legislators Job Summit in Austin, Texas, and visits President Lyndon B. Johnson Library.

September 19, 2013 – Rep. Ford co-sponsors Town Hall Meeting on menthol cigarettes at Austin Town Hall, Chicago.

 

September 17, 2013 – Rep. Ford hosts a coffee on Veterans Issues in Oak Park.

September 17, 2013 – Rep. Ford hosts a Youth Town Hall Meeting at By the Hand, Chicago.

September 14, 2013 – Rep. Ford meets with Arthur Agee, Jr., from the movie Hoop Dreams, at his basketball tournament in Oak Park.

September 14, 2013 -Rep. Ford listening to Austin residents talk about jobs and foreclosed homes.

September 7, 2013 – Rep. Ford hosts the Second Chance Summit to spread the word on the expansion of sealing of non-violent offenses, UIC Forum, Chicago.

September 7, 2013 –  Rep. Ford shows support for small businesses by attending the Grand Opening of the newly remodeled McDonald’s on Madison Ave. in Chicago.

August 30, 2013 – Rep. Ford hosts Workforce Development Labor Day Open House at the Paul Simon Chicago Job Corps Center, Chicago.

 

August 25, 2013 – Rep. Ford’s bill lowering mandatory school age to 6 years is signed into law by Gov. Quinn, Nash Elementary School, Chicago.

 

August 22, 2013 – Rep. Ford visits residents at Plymouth Place Senior Living, La Grange Park.

 

August 17, 2013 – Rep. Ford co-sponsored the Heart and Sole 5K Run and Walk at LaFollette Park, Chicago.

August 17, 2013 – Rep. Ford at Congressman Danny K. Davis’ Annual Parade on Central Avenue in Austin.

 

August 12-13, 2013 – Rep. Ford attends the National Conference of State Legislators Conference on Health, Atlanta, and visits the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Historic District and the Jimmy Carter Presidential Library.

August 10, 2013 – Rep. Ford co-sponsors discussion for youth on Travon Martin and violence.

 

August 3, 2013 – Rep. Ford co-sponsors Loretto Hospital Fun Fest, Chicago.

August 3, 2013 – Rep. Ford supports the Health Fair at St. Catherine-St. Lucy, Oak Park.

July 30, 2013 – Rep. Ford holds Town Hall Meeting on Adoption and Foster Care, Austin Town Hall, Chicago.

July 30, 2013 – Rep. Ford chairs House Restorative Justice Committee Hearing on sexual abuse in Juvenile Justice system.

July 25, 2013 – Rep. Ford participated on a judge’s panel assessing student presentations on violence prevention, Austin.

July 24, 2013 – Rep. Ford co-hosted a Violence Prevention Seminar for youth, and discussion of the Travon Martin case, Austin Town Hall.

July 17, 2013– Rep. Ford co-host the Back-to-School Throwdown, Columbus Park, Chicago.

July 1, 2013 – Rep. Ford moves to his new Constituent Service Center at 4800 W. Chicago Ave, Chicago.

April 29, 2013 – Rep. Ford chairs the House Restorative Justice Committee Hearing on legislation known as “Ban the Box” and the expanded sealing bill.

April 23, 2013 – Rep. Ford holds Town Hall Meeting for Parents and Guardians of Out of Control Youth at Chicago Public Library in Austin, Chicago Avenue.

 

April 4, 2013 – Rep. Ford sponsors a trip for 100 high school seniors and accompanies them to visit and apply for college at Talladega College, Alabama.

April 2, 2013 – Rep. Ford holds Town Hall Meeting  on School Choice at Oak Park Village Hall.

March 23, 2013 – Rep. Ford Sponsors Restorative Justice Town Hall Meeting at Loyola Law School, Chicago.

 

February 17, 2013 – Rep. Ford speaks at United Power for Action and Justice Meeting – Do Not Stand Idly By – Campaign for Accountability on Gun Violence, Chicago Sinai Congregation

 

February 2, 2013 – Reps Ford and Chapa LaVia hold a Truancy Task Force Meeting, Austin Town Hall, Chicago.

 

January 27, 2013 – Rep. Ford participates in the Northern Illinois Jobs with Justice Meeting in Aurora.

 

January 25, 2013 – Rep. Ford attends the Illinois Association of Parks Districts/Illinois Parks and Recreation Association Conference Awards Luncheon, Chicago.

 

January 21, 2013 – Rep. Ford hosts 6th Annual Family Health Challenge to honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., on the day of the 2nd Inauguration of President Obama, Oak Park.

 

January 9, 2013 – Rep. Ford is inaugurated for his 4th term as State Representative of the Eighth District, Springfield.