Senator Harris


Dear Friends,

As an advocate for minority-owned businesses, I am pleased to announce a new program aimed to level the playing field for all business owners in the state of Illinois. The Advancing the Development of Minority Entrepreneurship (ADME) program is now accepting applications for a competitive selection process.


The ADME program will identify highly skilled minority entrepreneurs and provide them with the proper resources to start and expand their business. The program is run by the Illinois Department of Commerce and Intersect Illinois, and will be accepting applications until October 23, 2016.


See below for more information.


Senator Harris
Senator Napoleon Harris, III
15th District – Illinois


How to apply:

Applications are available online at

Again, the deadline to complete and submit applications is October 23, 2016.



Program goal:

During the first year, the program will focus on minority communities, including veterans and women, in Chicago, Peoria, and Rockford with the goal of expanding statewide.





Springfield Office

M122 Capitol Building • Springfield, IL 62706

217-782-8066(Phone) • 217-782-2115(Fax)


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Springfield Office:
Senator 15th District
M122 Capitol
Springfield, IL 62706
(217) 782-8066

District Office:
369 E. 147th St., Unit H
Harvey, IL 60426
(708) 893-0552
(708) 566-4108 FAX