Syrian Refugee Crisis Seminar Information


February 1, 2017

The Syrian Refugee Crisis Seminar I held on January 30, 2017, was an encouraging reminder that while those in power try to divide us, we stand together to defend our shared rights and values.

I know that many of you want to know how you can reach out to the organizations that presented, and how you can help refugees coming to America. Please follow the links below to learn more about the organizations that presented, and learn how you can directly get involved.

RefugeeOne. RefugeeOne is the largest refugee resettlement agency in Illinois. This is a great organization to reach out to if you are interested in hosting a refugee family or serving as a mentor to newly arrived refugees.

Syrian Community Network. The Syrian Community Network (SCN) was established by a diverse team of community members with intentions to aid and to assist in easing the resettlement of Syrian refugees. This is another great organization to contact if you are interested in hosting a refugee family or helping them transition to life in America.

American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU). The ACLU is leading the legal challenges to President Trump’s executive orders. The ACLU is on the frontline of the fight to defend the rights guaranteed to every person in the U.S. Constitution.

In these turbulent political times, it’s more important than ever that we stand together. We must stand for the values that unite us, and not fall for the rhetoric of division and hate. 

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Secretary of State to Issue New License Plates in Jan. 2017


November 18, 2016

As of January 2017, the Secretary of State’s Office will be issuing new license plates free of cost to Illinois taxpayers. Plates that were manufactured between 2000 and 2001 will be issued replacements first. Residents will receive notifications for plate replacement by mail. Once drivers pay their 2017 registration fee, they will be issued a temporary yellow renewal sticker. Plates will then be mailed within 60 days with a permanent registration sticker for the 2017 year.

If you are not eligible for a new license plate, drivers can obtain new plates for a fee of $29 from www.cyberdriveillinois.com.

For questions or concerns please contact the Secretary of State’s office at 800-252-8980 or Rep.Feigenholtz’s Constituent Services office at 773-296-4141.

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October 26, 2016


October 26, 2016

Keep Auto Emissions Testing Facility in City, Lawmakers Tell State EPA

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Public Safety Forum – Thursday, October 27th, 6:00-7:30 p.m.


October 25, 2016

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