Rep. Jesús "Chuy" Garcia (D-IL)

Schedule

Thu Oct 14 2021 at 12:00 pm

Location

Ida Noyes Hall at the University of Chicago | Chicago, IL

Rep. Jes\u00fas "Chuy" Garcia (D-IL)
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Please join the Institute of Politics as we welcome in person Rep. Jesús G. “Chuy” Garcia (D-IL) to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month and hear from the Congressman regarding pressing policy issues on Capitol Hill. Rep. Garcia is a member of the Financial Services Committee, Natural Resources Committee, and the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee in the U.S. House of Representatives.
The Congressman represents the Fourth Congressional District of Illinois and has been a progressive voice throughout his career as an elected official and as an organizer. Rep. Garcia came to the United States with his family in 1965 with permanent resident status to join his father who worked in the fields during the bracero program and later in a cold storage plant in Chicago. The Congressman still remembers his first American meal: a bologna sandwich from a roadside diner in Texas.
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Ida Noyes Hall at the University of Chicago, Chicago, United States
Host or PublisherThe University of Chicago Institute of Politics
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