U.S. Rep. Robin Kelly

Page 2: Downtown Homewood is about to change

August 03, 2021 - 11:29
The commentary below represents the ideas, observations and opinions of the author.

The demise of the vacant Triumph Building is near. 

Demolition is expected to proceed in coming weeks as the longtime retail center at the corner of Ridge Road and Martin Avenue makes way for a four story residential structure with a ground floor restaurant.

The final approval was granted at the Homewood Board of Trustees regular meeting on July 27.

Coping with COVID: April 9

April 09, 2020 - 08:27

Flossmoor Library is still helping patrons in spite of closure. U.S. Rep. Robin Kelly continues meeting with constituents — virtually. State sets a new record on Thursday for increase in cases. Cases in Homewood and Flossmoor continue to increase. 

Rep. Kelly works to bring needs of African American mothers to the forefront

May 11, 2019 - 13:13
Rep. Robin Kelly, D-Ill., is putting the needs of African American women in the spotlight through the work of the Congressional Caucus on Black Women and Girls.
Kelly, who represents Homewood and Flossmoor in Congress, founded the caucus with two other representatives. Kelly said the caucus was necessary to give voice to the 23.5 million black women and girls who should be considered a priority in policy debates.  

Hiring event set for Oct. 27

September 23, 2017 - 21:15
U.S. Rep. Robin Kelly, D-Ill., will host a 5th Annual Hiring Event for residents of the 2nd Congressional District on Friday, Oct. 27, from 9 a.m. to noon, in the gymnasium of South Suburban College, 15800 State St., South Holland. 
Kelly represents Homewood and Flossmoor in Congress.

Congresswoman Kelly to Host Youth Job and Resource Fair

March 29, 2017 - 22:49
U.S. Rep. Robin Kelly, D-Ill., will host Job Readiness Boot Camp on Wednesday, March 29, and a Youth Job and Resource Expo on Saturday, April 1.
The Job Readiness Boot Camp on Wednesday is from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., in Room T107 of the Technical Building of Thornton Township High School, 15001 Broadway Ave. in Harvey.
The Youth Job and Resource Expo is for young men and women between the ages of 15 and 24.


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