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Welcome to Illinois 26th
   Legislative District

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About Representative
Kam Buckner

State Representative Kam Buckner, a native of the Southside, has dedicated his life to serving his community and creating opportunities for a wide array of citizens in the 26th District. 

26th District contains all or parts of Bronzeville, Gold Coast, Grand Boulevard, Greater Grand Crossing, Hyde Park, Kenwood, Oakland, South Chicago, South Loop, South Shore, Streeterville and Woodlawn.

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Upcoming Events

  • Bronzeville's 4th Annual Juneteenth Community Celebration
    Bronzeville's 4th Annual Juneteenth Community Celebration
    Sat, Jun 15
    Chicago
    Jun 15, 2024, 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM
    Chicago, 3521 S King Dr, Chicago, IL 60653, USA
    Jun 15, 2024, 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM
    Chicago, 3521 S King Dr, Chicago, IL 60653, USA
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  • Community Baby Shower
    Community Baby Shower
    Sat, May 11
    Timothy Community Center
    May 11, 2024, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Timothy Community Center , 4351 S Drexel Blvd, Chicago, IL 60653, USA
    May 11, 2024, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Timothy Community Center , 4351 S Drexel Blvd, Chicago, IL 60653, USA
    Join State Rep. Kam Buckner, Commissioner Bill Lowry, State Senator Robert Peters, and Alderman Lamont J. Robinson for a Community Baby Shower!
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  • Senior Prom
    Senior Prom
    Mon, Apr 29
    Chicago
    Apr 29, 2024, 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM
    Chicago, 3825 S Vincennes Ave, Chicago, IL 60653, USA
    Apr 29, 2024, 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM
    Chicago, 3825 S Vincennes Ave, Chicago, IL 60653, USA
    Get ready to glam up and dance the night away! ✨ Senior Prom is coming soon - stay tuned for all the dazzling details! 💃🕺 #SeniorProm
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  • Free 2nd Annual Back to School Event
    Free 2nd Annual Back to School Event
    Wed, Aug 16
    Chicago
    Aug 16, 2023, 3:00 PM – Aug 17, 2023, 6:00 PM
    Chicago, 3520 S Cottage Grove Ave, Chicago, IL 60653, USA
    Aug 16, 2023, 3:00 PM – Aug 17, 2023, 6:00 PM
    Chicago, 3520 S Cottage Grove Ave, Chicago, IL 60653, USA
    FREE RESOURCES AND GIVEAWAYS!
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  • Bronzeville's 2023 Juneteenth Celebration
    Bronzeville's 2023 Juneteenth Celebration
    Sat, Jun 17
    Chicago
    Jun 17, 2023, 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM
    Chicago, 3500 S King Dr, Chicago, IL 60653, USA
    Jun 17, 2023, 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM
    Chicago, 3500 S King Dr, Chicago, IL 60653, USA
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  • Community Baby Shower
    Community Baby Shower
    Sat, May 13
    Chicago
    May 13, 2023, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Chicago, 4351 S Drexel Blvd, Chicago, IL 60653, USA
    May 13, 2023, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Chicago, 4351 S Drexel Blvd, Chicago, IL 60653, USA
    Join State Rep. Kam Buckner, Rep. Curtis Tarver, Commissioner Bill Lowry, and Senator Robert Peters for a Community Baby Shower!
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  •  Autism Awareness & Acceptance Town Hall
     Autism Awareness & Acceptance Town Hall
    Thu, Apr 27
    Zoom Link
    Apr 27, 2023, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
    Zoom Link
    Apr 27, 2023, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
    Zoom Link
    Join us to talk openly, learn advocacy tips on navigating the special education process and adult services & ask your burning questions.
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  • Santa Claus is Coming to Town, Again!
    Santa Claus is Coming to Town, Again!
    Sat, Dec 17
    Chicago
    Dec 17, 2022, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Chicago, 449 E 35th St, Chicago, IL 60653, USA
    Dec 17, 2022, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Chicago, 449 E 35th St, Chicago, IL 60653, USA
    **Hi Neighbor! This year we had an overwhelming amount of interest** Join, with your family, State Rep. Kam Buckner, Grace Sister to Sister, and his Holiday Helpers for reindeer games, free toy giveaway, holiday cheer, and meet with our favorite North Pole Resident, Santa! First come first serve!
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  • Sat, Dec 17
    Chicago
    Dec 17, 2022, 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM
    Chicago, 449 E 35th St, Chicago, IL 60653, USA
    Dec 17, 2022, 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM
    Chicago, 449 E 35th St, Chicago, IL 60653, USA
    Looking to help spread the holiday spirit and give back to the community? Come volunteer with us for our 4th annual holiday party.
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  • Free Halloween Candy Giveaway
    Free Halloween Candy Giveaway
    Mon, Oct 31
    Chicago
    Oct 31, 2022, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM
    Chicago, 449 E 35th St, Chicago, IL 60653, USA
    Oct 31, 2022, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM
    Chicago, 449 E 35th St, Chicago, IL 60653, USA
    Join us for a spooky time!
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  • Tue, Oct 25
    Chicago
    Oct 25, 2022, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM CDT
    Chicago, 704 E 43rd St, Chicago, IL 60653, USA
    Oct 25, 2022, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM CDT
    Chicago, 704 E 43rd St, Chicago, IL 60653, USA
    Calling all clergy in District 26! Meet with State Representative Kam Buckner as he hosts a in person Safe-T Act Roundtable.
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  • Free Back to School Event
    Free Back to School Event
    Tue, Aug 16
    Ellis (Samuel) Park
    Aug 16, 2022, 2:00 PM – 6:00 PM
    Ellis (Samuel) Park , 3520 S Cottage Grove Ave, Chicago, IL 60653, USA
    Aug 16, 2022, 2:00 PM – 6:00 PM
    Ellis (Samuel) Park , 3520 S Cottage Grove Ave, Chicago, IL 60653, USA
    School is back in session!
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  • DAY TWO- Youth Job Fair!
    DAY TWO- Youth Job Fair!
    Tue, Apr 12
    Chicago
    Apr 12, 2022, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM
    Chicago, 4314 S Cottage Grove Ave, Chicago, IL 60653, USA
    Apr 12, 2022, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM
    Chicago, 4314 S Cottage Grove Ave, Chicago, IL 60653, USA
    Meet with employers for job opportunities.
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  • DAY ONE- Youth Resource Fair
    DAY ONE- Youth Resource Fair
    Mon, Apr 11
    Chicago
    Apr 11, 2022, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Chicago, 4314 S Cottage Grove Ave, Chicago, IL 60653, USA
    Apr 11, 2022, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Chicago, 4314 S Cottage Grove Ave, Chicago, IL 60653, USA
    Join us April 11th & 12th for a 2 day job and resource fair!
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  • Santa Claus is Coming to Town, Again!
    Santa Claus is Coming to Town, Again!
    Sat, Dec 18
    Chicago
    Dec 18, 2021, 10:00 AM – Dec 19, 2021, 12:00 PM
    Chicago, 449 E 35th St, Chicago, IL 60653, USA
    Dec 18, 2021, 10:00 AM – Dec 19, 2021, 12:00 PM
    Chicago, 449 E 35th St, Chicago, IL 60653, USA
    Join, with your family, State Rep. Kam Buckner and his Holiday Helpers for reindeer games, holiday cheer, and meet with our favorite North Pole Resident, Santa!
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  • Sat, Dec 18
    Chicago
    Dec 18, 2021, 9:00 AM – 12:30 PM
    Chicago, 449 E 35th St, Chicago, IL 60653, USA
    Dec 18, 2021, 9:00 AM – 12:30 PM
    Chicago, 449 E 35th St, Chicago, IL 60653, USA
    Looking to help spread the holiday spirit and give back to the community? Come volunteer with us for our holiday party.
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  • Rental and Housing Assistance Webinar
    Rental and Housing Assistance Webinar
    Thu, Nov 04
    IHDA Webinar
    Nov 04, 2021, 11:30 AM – Nov 05, 2021, 12:30 PM
    IHDA Webinar
    Nov 04, 2021, 11:30 AM – Nov 05, 2021, 12:30 PM
    IHDA Webinar
    Join us to learn more about IHDA and the available programs. Next Round of Illinois’ Nation-Leading Rental Payment Program to Launch Nov. 8 come learn what you need to do. The webinar will be approximately 30-40 minutes of presentation time followed by Q&A.
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  • Coffee Shop Talk-  Bronzeville
    Coffee Shop Talk-  Bronzeville
    Sat, Oct 09
    Chicago
    Oct 09, 2021, 1:30 PM – Oct 10, 2021, 3:00 PM
    Chicago, 411 E Oakwood Blvd.
    Oct 09, 2021, 1:30 PM – Oct 10, 2021, 3:00 PM
    Chicago, 411 E Oakwood Blvd.
    Meet Representative Buckner for a cup of coffee and share your thoughts on the issues that matter most to you!
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District Office Hours

Contact us via email at buckner@illinois26.com or

phone at 773-924-1755

Our office hours are the following:

Monday-Friday

10:00am-3:00pm

449 East 35th Street

Chicago, IL 60616

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