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Yolanda Carrillo
Posted On March 5, 2020 10:09 pm
Chief Legal Counsel Illinois Department of Labor FOCUS Yolanda focuses her work on advocating for low-wage workers in Illinois. Through this work, Yolanda has identified issues that critically affect the rural immigrant worker community that is also the victim of crimes. Within this community, a significant issue is the lack of access to benefits available… View Article
Landon (LJ) Woolston
Posted On July 23, 2019 2:33 am
Founder and Executive Director Diana’s PLACE FOCUS Although LGBTQ youth represent just 10 percent of the general population, it is estimated that they make up 20 to 40 percent of all youth experiencing homelessness. Unaccompanied LGBTQ youth have a higher likelihood of engaging in commercial or survival sex work, and face disproportionate levels of risk… View Article
Fatimah Loren Muhammad
Posted On July 23, 2019 1:48 am
Executive Director Health Alliance for Violence Intervention FOCUS Fatimah leads the Health Alliance for Violence Intervention (HAVI) as its first Executive Director. Through innovative community/hospital partnerships, HAVI has expanded health-based, trauma-informed care by cultivating a powerful national alliance of ER doctors, trauma surgeons, researchers, front line interventionalists, and communities impacted by violence. Fatimah’s vision for… View Article
Kimalon Dixon
Posted On July 23, 2019 1:46 am
Senior Project Director Cleveland Purpose Built Communities FOCUS The Buckeye and Grenville neighborhoods of Cleveland, Ohio, are located at the intersection of opportunity and challenge. Each community has its own cultural richness, history, and assets, yet both have significant health, economic, and educational disparities. My focus is to listen to the community’s voice to inform… View Article
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