On April 15, the Illinois Senate’s Subcommittee on Community Youth Employment will begin a series of statewide hearings. State Senator Mattie Hunter (D-Chicago) and other elected officials will join state agencies in East St. Louis, Decatur, Rockford and Chicago.

The hearings will bring the conversation to the communities with the most need. Students and agencies will provide testimonies about the Summer Youth Employment Program and the need to create year long opportunities for students.

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Category: Constituent Services

Senator Hunter

March 21, 2014

Dear Friends,


The next two months will be a very active time in the General Assembly. One of the largest and most important topics we are discussing this session is the budget.


Today, in the Illinois Senate Appropriations Committee, my colleagues and I heard testimonies from state agency directors expressing the need to reevaluate the state’s budget.


As your senator, I want to inform you about the necessary decisions to balance the budget. Please click here to take a very brief survey.


Mattie Hunter
Senator Mattie Hunter
Majority Caucus Whip
3rd District – Illinois



District Office

2929 S. Wabash Avenue, Suite 102 • Chicago, IL 60616

312-949-1908 (Phone) • 312-949-1958 (Fax)


Springfield Office

619 Capitol Building • Springfield, IL 62706

217-782-5966 (Phone)




Category: Constituent Services

ReEmployment2014Southside Chicagoans can increase their marketability in this tough economic climate by attending a re-employment workshop hosted by State Senator Mattie Hunter (D-Chicago) and the Illinois Department of Employment Security on March 14th.

“The first step to ending unemployment is providing people with the necessary skills to find jobs,” said Hunter, Majority Caucus Whip in the Illinois Senate. “It is a tough job market but with networking, career counseling and interview preparation provided by this workshop, we’ll see a big improvement in employment within the community.”

The re-employment workshop will help attendees with job search and interview preparation, resumes and career counseling. IDES will also show attendees how to best use illinoisjoblink.com in their job search.

Category: Jobs-Trainings

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Office Information

Springfield Office:
619 Capitol Building
Springfield, IL 62706
(217) 782-5966
(217) 782-1631 FAX
District Office:
2929 S. Wabash Ave., Suite 102
Chicago, IL 60616
(312) 949-1908
(312) 949-1958 FAX