19 legislators attend CCH Springfield breakfast

With ISBE Chairman Gery Chico

Nineteen legislators and state leaders learned more about issues facing those who are homeless and at-risk during a Springfield breakfast hosted Thursday by CCH.

Pictured are (from left, above) CCH’s Daria Mueller, Ryan Dowd of Aurora’s Hesed House, Deborah Dempsey of the Kane County Regional Office of Education, Illinois State Board of Education Chairman Gery Chico, Jeri Linas of Teen Living Programs, and Laura Bass of La Casa Norte. 

Below, Laura Bass and Deborah Dempsey talk with State Rep. Karen May (D-Highland Park); at bottom, Ryan Dowd and Jeri Linas talk with State Rep. Fred Crespo (D-Hoffman Estates).

Photos by Rachel Ramirez and Jim Picchetti

With State Rep. Karen May
With State Rep. Fred Crespo