Harris050219DOLTON – State Senator Napoleon Harris, III (D-Harvey) an advocate for the inclusion of minorities in all industries, voiced his support on giving Black businesses the tools they need to succeed and compete in Illinois business marketplace at a hearing Thursday.

Black business owners often face more hurdles when it comes to obtaining working capital and resources,” Harris said. Its no secret that minority-owned business owners often have weaker banking relationships than white business owners. However, as a state, we can help provide the tools to help Black businesses succeed.”  

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11132019CM0892DOLTON – In order to continue the conversation on the importance of Black history education, State Senator Napoleon Harris, III (D-Harvey) has become a steadfast advocate of incorporating Black history lessons into schools’ curriculums.

“Nowadays, Black history is an afterthought in the classroom, taught only during the month of February for Black History Month,” Harris said. “Black history is for everyone to learn, and it can’t be contained in just one month. It needs to be a priority course at Illinois schools.”

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04302019CM1079DOLTON – To support Illinois’ ongoing pandemic response, the U.S Department of Labor created two new grants that will bring nearly 1,300 jobs to the state, and State Senator Napoleon Harris, III urges unemployed workers to apply. 

“Thousands of Illinois residents have lost their jobs due the pandemic, and this investment provides the opportunity for many of them to return to work,” Harris said. “Our working families are one of the most essential factors for the state’s recovery. 

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Harris052416DOLTON – Due to a high number of working families losing their jobs during the COVID-19 pandemic, State Senator Napoleon Harris, III (D-Harvey) is encouraging Illinois tenants who have missed rental payments to apply for the Illinois Housing Development Authority’s Emergency Rental Assistance Program.

“Many low-income workers and households lack the financial capacity to afford rental payments with missed paychecks,” Harris said. “Emergency rental assistance provides rental support for tenants who need it most during uncertain economic times. I encourage tenants who missed rent payments to apply for the rental assistance program.” 

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