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Speaking Engagements

World Reader Literacy Event
Amazon Distribution Center Joliet, IL (June 2023)

Best of the Net
Poetry Nominee (2021)
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Career Chat
Heart of the City Soccer
Waukegan, IL (May 2023)

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Keynote Speaker

City of Highland Park MLK Day of Service ( January 2023)

Congressman Brad Schneider  MLK Day of Service


MODERATOR (February 2022)


Community Advocacy


Community Volunteer

  • Vice President of the Board, The Art Center, Highland Park

  • Board Member - Reach Out and Read, Il

  • Co-Founder and C0-President of Insight Advocacy, 501 C3

  • City of Highland Park - Human Relations Advisory Group appointee

  • Board Member 112 Foundation

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Cozy Comfort Packages
Highwood Library

MLK service project, Cozy Comfort Packages donated to the young readers at the Highwood Library.

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Insight Advocacy

Co-founder and Director of Strategic Partnerships of Insight Advocacy, a 501 C3 organization dedicated to fostering inclusion and diversity on the North Shore.

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