Community Partners

Access Living

Adler University

Chicago Desi Youth Rising

Chicago Park District

Education for Liberation Network

Illinois Caucus for Adolescent Health

Liberation Library

PCC Wellness

Project Nia

UIC College of Education M.Ed. in Youth Development Program

UIC Social Justice Initiative

Foundation Partners

Chicago Foundation for Women Catalyst Fund

CME Group Community Foundation

Cricket Island Foundation

Crossroads Fund

CTU Foundation

Fehsenfeld Family Foundation

Funders Collaborative on Youth Organizing

Robert R. McCormick Foundation

New Visions Foundation

Polk Bros. Foundation

W. Clement and Jessie V. Stone Foundation

Founders + Key Contributors

Mia Henry

Founding Director

Alex Poeter

Founding Director

Mariame Kaba

Founding Chair of the Board of Directors

Nadeja Wesley

Founding Treasurer

Micaiah Kline

Founding Secretary

Kevin Brown

Founder

Lamont Boswell

Founder

Keisha Farmer-Smith

Founder

Linda Hannah

Founder

Lesley Kennedy

Founder

Mia Muhammad

Founder

Jobi Petersen

Founder

Pam Smith

Founder

Melissa Spatz

Founder

Daisy Zamora

Founder

Yasmin Ahmed

Chris Brown

Kristen Cox

Shonettia Monique

Edward Onaci

Jane Palmer

Ravi Ricker

Jonathan Stacks

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