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My job title is family advocate and I have been in this position for the last two years. My work involves providing resources and empowering families.
What I like about my job is just helping people, meeting them were they are in life and moving forward to accomplish their goals.
Other positions I have held at my organization include 2 years in my current position, 10 years as an early head start teacher, and 6 years as a head start teacher.
In the future, I would love to start and run my own organization which will educate, empower, and move people.


Childcare Network of EvanstonChildcare Network of Evanston
CNE collaborates with local early care and education programs, social services, advocates, and government to support families with young children, ages birth to five years. Approximately 90% of the children served by CNE are from low-income, single parent families living in poverty or just above… More

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Car repairs to commute from shelter to work/childcare

Member: Tasha (Evanston, IL)
Validator: Chantay, Childcare Network of Evanston

I need car repairs so I can commute from 187th St. to Evanston for work and to get my two kids to childcare and school. More

$935of $885

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14 supporters
Funded on 6/8/2012

Security deposit for college housing

Member: Amayah (Evanston, IL)
Validator: Chantay, Childcare Network of Evanston

I am in need of my security deposit for university housing for me and my daughter so I can attend college. More

$830of $830

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25 supporters
Funded on 7/17/2012

My 2-year-old and I finally moved into our new apartment! Now we need furniture.

Member: Amy (Evanston, IL)
Validator: Chantay, Childcare Network of Evanston

I need furniture and things for my apartment so I can focus on saving to be able to go back to school this summer. More

$775of $775

Need funded!

17 supporters
Funded on 5/10/2013

Need to learn to drive to take my kids to daycare and get myself to work.

Member: Lindsey (Evanston, IL)
Validator: Chantay, Childcare Network of Evanston

I need to get driving lessons so I can get my license and be able to easily take my kids to day care and school and get myself to work. More

$446of $445

Need funded!

13 supporters
Funded on 3/8/2013


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