La Shawn (La Shawn) K. Ford (D-008)

State Representative La Shawn Ford

La Shawn (La Shawn) K. Ford (D-008)
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Capitol: 217.782.5962
FAX: 217.557.4502
District: 773.750.0866
Room 239-E Stratton Office Building 401 South Spring Street
Springfield, IL 62706
5051 West Chicago Avenue
Chicago, IL 60651
Residence:Chicago, IL

Committee Assignments


B.S., Loyola University Chicago. Former Chicago Public Schools teacher, still certified. Licensed real estate broker and insurance agent. Chair of House Democratic Task Force to Increase State Government Business Opportunities for Minority-Owned Enterprises and Small Businesses. Chair of Firearm Public Awareness Task Force. Co-founder of West Side Heroin Task Force. 2018 Nelson Mandela Award for Justice Honoree from Westside Health Authority, in recognition of tireless service and outstanding contributions in fostering peace and fighting for justice on the West Side of Chicago. Representative since 2007.

Election / Personal Info

First Elected: 2006    Next Election: 2022
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