Adelante Development Center

Adelante is a diverse nonprofit organization offering a variety of programs for people with disabilities, seniors, and people with disadvantages.

Leila Malow

Born in Mogadishu, Somalia and raised in Minnesota, Leila graduated from Macalester College in 2014 with a degree in political science. At Macalester, Leila was a Chuck Green Civic Engagement Fellow, and helped start a social enterprise providing immigrant young adults with work and leadership experience. She promoted multiculturalism and civic … Read more

Elizabeth Cooper

Raised in the San Francisco Bay Area, Elizabeth found her passion for social justice work at eighteen with the AmeriCorps program City Year. She graduated with academic honors in 2013 from the University of California, San Diego with a degree in urban studies and planning. Elizabeth interned with the BAME … Read more

Megan Mills-Novoa

16th Class, 2009-2010 Field Placement: New Mexico Community Foundation (Albuquerque, NM) Megan worked with middle school students to organize around issues of nutrition, wellness and hunger within their schools. She facilitated a youth photo project that explores how food informs … Read more

Daniel Lau

16th Class, 2009-2010 Field Placement: New Mexico Community Foundation (Albuquerque, NM) Daniel worked to increase Albuquerque Public School (APS) students’ participation in the National School Lunch Program. He analyzed data from the census and geographic information systems to identify students … Read more