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February 22, 2021 20th Anniversary Blog Meet The Fund

Meet DJ Williams


As Associate of Engagement, DJ supports The Fund’s development and stewardship strategy. She also supports engagement opportunities for The Fund’s Leadership Council and Educator Advisory Committee.

February 1, 2021 20th Anniversary Blog

Principal Omar Chilous is Continuing to Forge Social Justice High School’s Legacy


This #20thAnniversaryTuesday, The Fund explores the powerful legacy of Social Justice High School located in Little Village, and how Principal Omar Chilous is leading his students to turn passion into action.

“Whether we're talking about our own journey, or whether we're talking about social justice issues, you must keep the power and participate and engage in your own narrative.”  

Meet Chaula Gupta


As the Vice President of The Fund, Chaula Gupta helps drive the organization’s strategic programming and initiatives and directly oversees its external engagement, operations and talent management work.

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