CHICAGO – State Senator Celina Villanueva (D-Chicago) released the following statement in response to newly released body camera footage of the police-involved shooting of 13-year-old Adam Toledo:

“As a resident of Little Village, my heart was broken by the loss of yet another young life. I extend my deepest condolences to Adam Toledo’s family during their time of unimaginable loss and to the community that mourns with them.

Read more: Villanueva demands accountability for shooting of 13-year-old Adam Toledo

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InternetSPRINGFIELD – State Senator Celina Villanueva (D-Chicago) moved legislation from the Senate Energy and Public Utilities Committee that would lower broadband service charges for consumers.

“The pandemic has shown just how vital reliable access to internet is,” Villanueva said. “Working families must have affordable broadband options as jobs and education move online.”

Read more: Villanueva moves legislation to provide affordable internet access

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Person paying billsSPRINGFIELD – To help young adults improve their financial literacy, State Senator Celina Villanueva (D-Chicago) moved legislation that would create the Equity through Financial Literacy Task Force from the Senate Human Rights Committee today.

“Knowing how to navigate complex financial systems is necessary for young adults to be successful,” Villanueva said. “We must be proactive in educating young people on how to stay safe from financial predators and how to overcome systemic barriers to capital.”

Read more: Villanueva moves to increase financial literacy among young adults

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Senator VillanuevaSPRINGFIELD – To protect women and children in Illinois, State Senator Celina Villanueva (D-Chicago) passed legislation in the Senate Public Safety Committee that would establish the Domestic Violence Fatality Review Commission.

“Incidents of domestic violence have increased dramatically since the start of the pandemic,” Villanueva said. “Families are counting on us to take proactive measures to prevent violence.”

Read more: Villanueva moves to establish domestic violence commission

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