Senator Celina Villanueva (D)
|Senator 11th District|
|623 Capitol Building|
|Springfield, IL 62706 |
|2501 South Central Park Avenue|
|Chicago, IL 60623 |
|Years served: 2019 - 2020 (House); 2020 - Present (Senate)|
Committee assignments: Human Rights (Chair); Higher Education; Labor (Vice-Chair); Public Safety; Transportation; App- Higher Education (Sub-Vice-Chair); App-Human Services; Redistricting- Chicago South (Sub-Vice-Chair); Labor- Special Issues (Sub-Chair).
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.