Cecile Carroll is the co-director of Blocks Together, a community organization dedicated to leadership development and grassroots organizing in the West Humboldt Park community. Cecile has been organizing for over a decade in low-income Chicago communities. In 2008, she was appointed to serve on the Illinois General Assembly’s Chicago Educational Facilities Taskforce to help to create legislation and to create a new process for Chicago Public Schools long term planning.
Crossroads Fund is excited to announce a new series highlighting inspiring individuals in movement work. Our first profile features the dedication of one committed community leader and volunteer, Lizette Garza.
Lizette, a Chicago native and Pilsen resident with a passion for hip-hop and youth development, currently works as a Program Specialist with After School Matters. She participated in the 2017 Giving Project and is now a member of the Communications and Fundraising Committee at Crossroads Fund.