In a recent interview with The Chicago Defender, I talked about my background, experiences, and ability to build relationships across traditional barriers. ““My experience as an Asian woman, an Asian American woman, is that I am usually the only Asian wherever I go,” said McKibben. “I’m used to being the only person that looks like me in various different arenas and I can’t change the way I look, I can’t change my background, but what I can bring is my own unique story, my own unique set of experiences, skills, personality, story, and everything to the table.””
Chicago Sun-Times Interview: Grace Chan McKibben, IL House 25th District Democratic Primary Candidate
In this interview with the Chicago Sun-Times, Grace talks about her qualifications and policy positions for Illinois 25th District Representative. “My top three priorities are to ensure there is adequate funding for public education and having an elected school board and also adequate funding for social services for the needy community. And finally, to have a budget that makes sense for Illinois.” You can read the complete interview by clicking here.
“I bring a unique perspective and an understanding of all the different issues that people are concerned about. Making sure that everyone has equal opportunities, education, employment, healthcare, housing & economic opportunities is supremely important.”