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Senator Celina Villanueva (D) - Previous General Assembly (101st)
11th District

Photograph of  Senator  Celina Villanueva (D)

Springfield Office:
Senator 11th District
111 Capitol Building
Springfield, IL 62706
(217) 782-5304
District Office:
6301 S. Archer Rd. #1W
Summit, IL 60501
(708) 552-5225

Years served: 2020 - Present

Committee assignments: Committee of the Whole; Appropriations I; Higher Education (Vice-Chair); Transportation; Public Safety Spec. Committee On; Pension Investments Special Com. On.

Biography: Born in Chicago and raised in Little Village. Full-time state legislator. Former Civic & Youth Engagement Manager at the Illinois Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights. Bachelor’s degree in Latino/a Studies from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Community organizer and avid reader.

Associated Representative(s): Michael J. Madigan
 Edgar Gonzalez, Jr.