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Staff as of January 1, 2019

Nancy Aardema- Executive Director

(773)384-4370 ext 119
2840 N Milwaukee Ave.
Chicago, IL 60618

Araceli Carrillo- Community Relations and Office Manager

(773)384-4370 ext 113
2840 N Milwaukee Ave.
Chicago, IL 60618


Bridget Murphy- Director of Parent Engagement Institute

(773)384-4370 ex 141
2840 N Milwaukee Ave.
Chicago, IL 60618


Carmina Hernandez- Goethe Parent Mentor Coordinator

773-34-4135

2236 N Rockwell St,

Chicago, IL 60647


Catalina Rivera-Darwin Parent Mentor Coordinator 

(773) 534-4110

3116 W Belden Ave,

Chicago, IL 60647


Christian Diaz- Lead Housing Organizer

(773)384-4370 ex 156
2840 N Milwaukee Ave.
Chicago, IL 60618


Daniel Washington- Finance Director

(773)384-4370 ex 151
2840 N Milwaukee Ave.
Chicago, IL 60618


Gabriela Barajas- Parent Mentor Coordinator- Monroe School

and Housing Organizer 

(773)534-4155

3651 W Schubert Ave,

Chicago, IL 60647


Iyabo Anifowoshe- Parent Engagement Institute Organizer/Training and Curriculum Specialist

(773)384-4370 ext 114

2840 N Milwaukee Ave,

Chicago, IL 60618 


Jessica LeMaster- Development and Communications Assosiate

(773)384-4370 ext 128

2840 N Milwaukee Ave,

Chicago, IL 60618 


Juan Arrieta- Housing Organizer

(773)384-4370 ext 132

2840 N Milwaukee Ave,

Chicago, IL 60618 


 Juliet de Jesus Alejandre- Youth Program Director

(773)384-4370 ext 118

2840 N Milwaukee Ave,

Chicago, IL 60618


Laquita Simmons- McAuliffe Parent Mentor Coordinator

773-534-4400
1841 N Springfield Ave.
Chicago, IL 60647


Laura Torres- Data and Communications Manager, Parent Engagement Institute

773-384-4370 ext 143
2840 N Milwaukee Ave
Chicago, IL 60618


Leticia Barrera- Director of Parent Mentor Program   

773-384-4370 ext 136
2840 N Milwaukee Ave
Chicago, IL 60618


Liliana Diaz- Youth Organizer and Sustaintable Communit Schools Coordinator at Schurz High School

(773)384-4370 ex 137
2840 N Milwaukee Ave.
Chicago, IL 60618


Liliana Ruiz- Program Aide, McAuliffe Community Learning Center

773-534-4400
1841 N Springfield Ave.
Chicago, IL 60647


Marcelo Ferrer- Director of Immigration Services and DOJ- Accredited Representative                               

773-384-4370 ext 111
2840 N Milwaukee Ave.
Chicago, IL 60618


Melissa Texcahua- Quality of Life Plan

773-384-4370 ext 127
2840 N Milwaukee Ave.
Chicago, IL 60618


Monica Espinoza- Education Organizer and Stowe Parent Mentor Coordinator

(773)534-4175

3444 W Wabansia Ave,

Chicago, IL 60647


Reynalda Covarrubias- Funston Parent Mentor Coordinator

(773)534-4723

2010 N Central Park Ave,

Chicago, IL 60647


Sandra Acevedo- Mozart Parent Mentor Coordinator

(773) 534-4160
2200 N. Hamlin, Mozart Elementary School
Chicago, IL 60647


Shirley Reyes- Mozart Community Learning Center Project Leader     

(773) 534-4160
2200 N. Hamlin, Mozart Elementary School
Chicago, IL 60647


Silvia Gonzalez- McAuliffe  Community Learning Center Project Leader 

773-534-4400
1841 N Springfield Ave.
Chicago, IL 60647


Sonia Cortez Avondale-Logandale Parent Mentor Coordinator

(773)534-5350

3212 W George St,

Chicago, IL 60618


Susan Adler Yanun- Planning Director and DOJ- Accredited Representative

(773)384-4370 ext 116
2840 N Milwaukee Ave.
Chicago, IL 60618


Tami Love- Parent Engagement Institute Lead Organizer and Housing Organizer

(773)384-4370 ext 148
2840 N Milwaukee Ave.
Chicago, IL 60618


Teresa Labastida- Immigration Organizer and Yates Parent mentor Coordinator

(773)534-4550

1839 N Richmond St,

Chicago, IL 60647


Wendy Lehman- Development Director

(773)384-4370 ext 133
2840 N Milwaukee Ave.
Chicago, IL 60618


Yury Juarez- Parent Mentor Program Assistant and Parent In Action Coordinator at Schurz High School 

384-4370 ext 110
2840 N Milwaukee Ave.
Chicago, IL 60618