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A Discussion with Victor Reyes: Latino Politics in Chicago

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Union League Club of Chicago

65 W. Jackson Blvd.

Chicago, IL

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Join CAPAG on May 18th to hear from Victor Reyes. Mr. Reyes will discuss the various dynamics of Latino politics in Chicago and their effects throughout various communities. This will be a great event and we hope you will join us.


Victory Reyes

The Chicago Sun-Times calls Victor Reyes an “enigmatic behind-the-scenes lawyer, lobbyist, and consultant.” One of Illinois’ most connected political operatives, Victor was born in Torreon, Mexico, and he moved to the United States when he was in fourth grade. His father (Puerto Rican) and his mother (Mexican) stayed one step ahead of gang violence by moving their family from Humboldt Park, to Little Village, and then Gage Park. Conditions in these neighborhoods fostered Victor’s interest in local government and motivated him to earn his undergraduate degree in political science from DePaul and his law degree from Loyola. Victor began his career at City Hall where he ultimately implemented the Mayor’s agenda before the City Council, state legislature, and Congress. During his 30 year career, Victor has helped to elect and secure appointments for Latinos at all levels of government throughout Illinois. In 2011, Victor represented the Chicago City Council Latino Caucus and the State of Illinois Latino Caucus in their efforts to secure representative electoral maps. He is the founding partner of Reyes Kurson, Ltd., a minority-certified law firm, and The Roosevelt Group, a government relations consulting group. These firms represent Fortune 500 companies on the highest profile matters in the state.

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