Milanes Morejon

22nd Class, 2015-2016 Field Placement: Logan Square Neighborhood Association (Chicago, IL) Milanes worked at the Parent Engagement Institute with the Parent Mentor Program, which uses a parent engagement model in schools as a way to close the educational achievement gap … Read more

Ashley Blackwell

22nd Class, 2015-2016 Field Placement: Access Living of Metropolitan Chicago (Chicago, IL) Ashley collaborated with an advocacy group led by women with disabilities, Empowered Fe Fes, to create a film illuminating the existing support structure for women with disabilities to … Read more

Erika Inwald

21st Class, 2014-2015 Field Placement: La Casa Norte (Chicago, IL) Erika led a community organizing effort to help strengthen and reinvigorate the Northwest Food Partners Network, a local coalition of emergency food providers. She built new partnerships with local businesses to … Read more

Emily Duma

21st Class, 2014-2015 Field Placement: Logan Square Neighborhood Association (Chicago, IL) Emily worked with the Parent Engagement Institute to develop curriculum and materials for the Parent Mentor Program, a Chicago-based, nation-wide leadership development program that empowers parents to be more involved … Read more

Rosana Carranza

20th Class, 2013-2014 Field Placement: La Casa Norte (Chicago, IL) Rosana conducted research on community gardening and urban agriculture models in Chicago. Her research on potential food security initiatives is being utilized by  La Casa Norte as the organization plans to … Read more

Tadeo Melean

20th Class, 2013-2014 Field Placement: Logan Square Neighborhood Association (Chicago, IL) Tadeo developed and implemented a public awareness campaign on the Protecting Tenants in Foreclosed Rental Property Ordinance in the Logan Square, Avondale, and Hermosa neighborhoods in the northwest side of … Read more