Meet Speaker Welch

7 p.m. - 02/09/2021

New Speaker of the Illinois House Rep. Emanuel Chris Welch will be our guest for our next meeting. All are welcome to join us at this virtual event. Register at this link:
The 38th Ward Democrats Committeeperson Senator Robert Martwick will welcome Speaker Welch to the meeting and talk with him about his recent election and the opportunities for Illinois. Speaker Welch became the first Black lawmaker to hold the Speaker position after House members elected him speaker in January.
Prior to becoming Speaker, Welch served as Chair of the House Executive Committee and before that he Chaired Higher Education. All positions where he left a positive mark.
Prior to joining the General Assembly, Welch served 12 years on the Proviso Township High School Board of Education. Welch is a graduate of Proviso West High School (‘89), Northwestern University (‘93), and The John Marshall Law School (‘97). He is a 2016 inductee into the JMLS Wall of Fame.
If you would like an opportunity to ask Speaker Welch a question, register for the Zoom event. A livestream will also be available on the 38th Ward Democrats page.
Register now at this link:
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