Karina Villa is a lifelong resident of her community and is passionate about bringing change to the constituents she serves. As a social worker, Karina has spent much of her career working in local public schools, fighting to level the playing field and make quality education accessible for all. Karina has proven herself to be a dynamic force for change and will serve her district with empathy and honesty.
- Worked at her parents’ local grocery store while growing up, learning social responsibility at a young age
- Led the charge for full-day kindergarten and negotiated equitable teacher contracts while serving on the West Chicago School Board
- Will fight to protect Illinois’ essential immigrant community