2009 Award Winners

We are pleased to announce this year's 35 Under 35 Leadership Award winners:
 

 

  • Kulsum Ameji
    Legal Assistance Foundation of Metropolitan Chicago
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  • Jenny Arwade
    Albany Park Neighborhood Council
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  • Juana Ballestros
    Greater Humboldt Park Community of Wellness
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  • Adriana Cardona
    Big Picture High School/Chicago Public Schools
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  • David Benjamin Cassel
    Alliance of Local Service Organizations
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  • Keidra Chaney
    DePaul University
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  • James Dower and Daniel Isherwood
    Urban Initiatives, Inc.
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  • Dr. Chandra Gill
    Jacob Carruthers Center for Inner City Studies
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  • Alicia Gonzalez
    Chicago Run
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  • Joseph Hollendoner
    Broadway Youth Center—Howard Brown Health Center
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  • Eric Johnson
    Golden Apple Foundation
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  • Amanda Rose Klonsky
    Free Write Jail Arts and Literacy Program at Cook County Juvenile Detention Center
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  • Lakita Little
    Frazier Preparatory Academy
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  • Phylicia Lyons
    School Choice Illinois
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  • Demetrio Maguigad
    CIRCA (Center for Immigrant Resources and Community Arts)-Pintig
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  • Sharmili Majmudar
    Rape Victim Advocates
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  • Sheila Maloney
    Chicago Committee for Minorities in Large Law Firms
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  • Justin Massa
    MoveSmart.org
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  • Todd McMeen
    Green Street Project
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  • Mark Meinster
    United Electrical, Radio and Machine Workers of America, UE
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  • Clayton A. Muhammad
    Boys II Men-East Aurora Schools
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  • Jeff Nelson
    Urban Students Empowered
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  • Hyeri Maria Park
    Korean American Community Service
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  • Amisha Patel
    Grassroots Collaborative
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  • Ziomara Perez
    Nettlehorst Elementary Chicago Public School
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  • Kate Robertson
    Interfaith Refugee & Immigration Ministries, Mayu Alpaca, Chicago Fair Trade
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  • Eric Rodriguez
    Latino Union of Chicago
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  • Angela Jean Rogensues
    The Dreamcatcher Foundation
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  • Sarwat Rumi
    Mango Tribe
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  • Amber Smock
    Access Living
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  • Sara Spoonheim
    Faith in Place
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  • Sean Tenner
    Susan G. Komen for the Cure-Sudanese Community Center
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  • Monica Torres-Linares
    Legal Assistance Foundation of Greater Chicago
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  • Amy Totsch
    PACT (Public Action for Change Today)
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  • Jaime Zaplatosch
    Openlands Project
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