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News for the 33rd District | December 2014 | Happy Holidays


State Representative | 33rd District
Marcus C. Evans, Jr.
December 2014
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33rd District

Special Committees

Illinois Task Force on Gang Violence
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Decemeber 23, 2014

I would like to wish you and your loved ones a Merry Christmas and happy holiday season. It is definitely a time to reflect on what we have and all the things for which we are grateful. I Thank You for the gift you have given to me all year, by allowing me to have a spot within you email inbox and hopefully within your heart.

As your State Representative in the new year and in the new General Assembly, I will continue to passionately approach my responsibility of representing our community. The new year will bring new challenges, but together we can face them and make 2015 the best year ever!!!

All the Best,
Marcus C. Evans, Jr.
State Representative, 33rd District
Legislation in the General Assembly
Click here to read Rep. Evans
2014 Legislative Update
Bills Rep. Evans supports
  • SB 741-- Providing Health Care
  • SJRCA-- Equal Rights Amendment
  • HB 3686-- Internet Protection for Minors
  • HB 3814-- Increasing the Minimum Wage
  • SB 3306-- Giving Job Seekers a Boost
New Legislation
To learn more about new legislation and the bills Rep. Evans is sponsoring visit the Illinois General Assembly website.

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Stay tune for Episode #3 coming next month.
As Always - THANK YOU!!!

Please take advantage of the many community events below that are available and open to the public.
List of Events

Jan. 6, 2015

Open House City Colleges of
Chicago. Come meet the faculty,
advisors, and staff to learn how to
gain the skills for an in demand
career. All seven colleges from
6:00 pm-8:00 pm. Click Here for
Jan. 16, 2015
Be in the Know Series: Meet State
Representative Marcus C. Evans, Jr.
Learn about what's going on in your
community. 10am in the Community Room of Lansing Public Library
2750 Indiana Ave. Lansing, IL.
Jan. 22, 2015
Chicagoland Speakers Network to
Host 2nd Annual Public Speaking
Symposium at SSC's Oak Forest
Center 16333 S. Kilbourn, Oak
Forest, IL from 9:00 am- 1:00pm. To RSVP or for more information,
Jan. 31, 2015
Jazzy Jam Productions In
Collaboration with South Central
Community Services, Inc. Presents
Jazz at Night. 8:00 pm-1:00 am.
South Central Community Center
1021 East 83rd Street, Chicago, IL.
Click Here for flyer.
Need Help finding Employment or need to get re-employed?
The Calumet Area Industrial Commission, in collaboration with
Chicago Cook Workforce Partnership, Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity, provides free placement services in area Industries.
Call 773.928.6000 ext. 227
Click Here for Details

The following Agencies have available positions

Click the link for position description and information

Let CAPS help you find a job
Click Here for flyer and details
Below are some great programs, and trainings to be aware of.
High School Student can get College Credit for Free
Click here to learn how to Enroll, how to Qualify and what the Benefits are.
Contact or visit for more information
ComEd CARE Assistance Programs
Residential Hardship Program:
Do you have a financial hardship due to job loss, illness, military deployment, disability, or as a senior citizen?

Income-eligible, residential customers can apply once every two years for grants based on need and availability of program funds.
*Grant amounts may vary while funds are available.

This grant is available to residential customers with household incomes up to 250% of the federal poverty level who demonstrate a hardship.
Click Here for Income Eligibility Guidelines
Metra Safety Poster Contest

Students grades K-12:
Win your chance at cash prizes or an iPad
by entering into the Safety Poster Contest
Deadline: January 30, 2015
Click here for flyer
Please visit for more information and complete details.
Paid Internship Programs
Illinois Legislative Staff Internship Program
  • Must complete undergraduate degree before start of internship
  • Applicants with a minimum 3.0 GPA are required
  • Applications due March 1, 2015
  • Internship start August 16, 2015 and end June 30, 2015
To apply visit:
Click application
Call 217-206-6579 for more information or questions.
Graduate Public Service Internship Program
  • Must be admitted to a UIS graduate degree program
  • Must have a 3.00 GPA or better
  • Will help pay for graduate degree
  • Duration of internship is 21 months
  • Deadline is March 15, 2015
To apply visit: GPSI Apply Online
Call 217-206-6158 or email
for more info or questions
Important Information
Use and share this resourceful information to your advantage.
Fix Your Record
Juvenile Expungement 101

Juvenile Expungement Help Desk
Cook County Juvenile Center
1100 S. Hamilton, 1st Floor
Chicago, IL 60612
Phone: (312) 229-6359

Open Hours:
Mondays: 9:00 am-4:00 pm
Tuesdays: 9:00 am-4:00 pm
Thursdays: 9:00 am- Noon
New Open Enrollment for Affordable Healthcare

Call 773-371-3642 Today to get Quality, Affordable Healthcare
Be Aware & Stay Alert

It's Important to keep C.A.L.M. and remain safe in all situations
Click Here for the life safety plan and tips for emergencies.
Auto Theft Prevention
Contact Rep. Evans
To request a meeting or to invite Rep. Evans to an event, please visit and click on Meeting Request or Event Invitation.
To contact staff
Fraud Alert
Home &
Property Owners
Protect What's Yours
The Cook County Recorder of Deeds Can Help

Assistance Programs
Need help with your bill?
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