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Illinois House of Representatives District 79

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Charlene Eads

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Charlene Eads is a union steward with AFSCME Local 29 and a Democratic Precinct Committee Person. She also is a founding member of the Illinois Democratic Women of Kankakee County, which encourages women to participate in the political process and work toward equitable representation of Democratic Women in all levels of government. She moved to Kankakee County as an international student from Ghana attending school at Olivet University nearly 30 years ago. She later pursued her master’s degree at Governor’s State University.