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Chicago, IL 60643
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Springfield, IL 62706
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Davis is serving her twelfth term as State Representative from the 27th
Representative Davis' committee assignments reflect her dedication to education and health care. She is Chairperson of the Insurance Committee and the Financial Institutions Committee. In addition, she serves on the Appropriation-Higher Education, Juvenile Justice Reform, Railroad Safety, Minority Procurement and Tourism & Conventions Committees.
Davis is a lifelong resident of Chicago and a mother of two.
Davis was formerly a teacher and administrator in the Chicago Public Schools.
She also served as a coordinator for the Chicago Board of Education and
was a training specialist with the Chicago City Colleges.
Davis continues her active involvement with several community and charitable
organizations: she is a member of the NAACP, Operation Push, Phi Delta
Kappa, Trinity United Church of Christ, Chicago Urban League and Beverly
Area Planning Association.
Davis received her undergraduate and graduate degrees from Chicago State
University. She holds a Bachelor's in Education and a Master's in Guidance
and Supervision. In addition, Davis has earned 42 additional graduate
credit hours in Administration Supervision and Special Education from
DePaul, the University of Illinois, and Roosevelt University. She also has
worked on a doctoral degree in Education Administration.
Honors and Awards
· Independent Voters of Illinois, Best Legislator
· Illinois AFL-CIO, Friend of Labor Award, for her 93% voting record
· National Association of Equal Opportunity in Higher Education, Presidential
· Illinois Board of Regents Committee on Concerns in Higher Education, Legislative Award
· Dollars and Sense Magazine, Best and Brightest Award
· Second Congressional District, Women for Work and Dedication to Education
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