Congressman Bobby Rush

Representing the 1st District of Illinois
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Parents

The following information is for parents. Please contact our office for assistance with any questions or problems you may have.

Art Competition

The annual high school art competition that I sponsor in the 1st Congressional District. Learn more about the House of Representatives' nation-wide high school arts competition.

Birth Certificates

Birth certificates, marriage certificates, and death certificates are available through the Illinois office of vital statistics.

Internships

I run an internship program accepting college students interested in learning about the operations of a Congressional office. In addition to general office support, interns assist my staff with constituent services, Capitol tours, and light research. Interns are also encouraged to attend hearings, lectures, and seminars available in Congress and around the Hill.

Jobs

Resources for district residents who are seeking employment.

Military Academy Nominations

Each member of Congress, either in the House of Representatives or the Senate, is allowed a total of five appointees in each service academy. For each vacancy, I am allowed to nominate ten individuals. Learn more about the Military Academy nominations process.

Student Financial Aid

Learn about the process of locating and applying for financial aid.

Visiting Washington D.C.

For those constituents visiting the Washington D.C. area, I am pleased to offer this information on local tours and points of interest. My office can also help you make arrangements for some of the more popular Federal attractions in our Nation's Capital.

Other resources for parents

See also: Resources for students.