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DPOP Second Saturday Meeting
May 11 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
This month, our special guest is Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi.
Born in India and raised in Illinois, Raja advocates policies to help working families, including equal pay for equal work, paid sick and maternity leave, raising the federal minimum wage, and making college more affordable. He is a staunch defender of women’s reproductive freedom.
Raja served as issues director for Barack Obama’s successful 2004 campaign for the U.S. Senate. Later, he served as a Special Assistant Attorney General in the Public Integrity Unit to root out corruption. Raja has served as a member of the Illinois Housing Development Authority, where he chaired the Audit Committee. He also served for two years as Illinois Deputy Treasurer.
Rep. Krishnamoorthi is serving his second term in Congress and sits on the House Committee on Oversight and Reform, and the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence.
Doors open at 9:30 for coffee and conversation before the meeting.