Representative Justin Slaughter (D)
|Senator 27th District|
|266-S Stratton Office Building|
|Springfield, IL 62706 |
|1234 W. 95th St.|
|Chicago, IL 60643 |
|Years served: January 2017 - Present|
Committee assignments: Approp-Elementary & Secondary Educ; Business Incentives for Local Comm.; Economic Justice & Equity (Vice-Chairperson); Energy; Judiciary - Criminal; Health & Healthcare Disparities (Vice-Chairperson); Police & First Responders; Restorative Justice; Criminal Admin and Enforcement; Sentencing, Penalties and Criminal; Social Change Subcommittee (Sub-Chairperson).
Biography: Full-time state legislator; Former Legislative Coordinator in the Offices of the Cook County Bureau of Administration and the Secretary to the Board of Commissioners; Former Policy Advisor for Governor Pat Quinn; Former Deputy Director at the Illinois Department of Juvenile Justice; Former District Director for Cook County Commissioner Stanley Moore and Illinois State Senator Kwame Raoul; B.A., Political Science, University of Chicago; Master's of Public Policy and Administration, Northwestern University; A native Chicagoan, Slaughter grew up on the South Side in the Washington Heights community where he currently still resides.