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Youth Programs Case Manager
Davida Fuller is the Youth Programs Case Manager of Chicago Lights, a new role at the organization. The primary function is to connect youth and/or their families to resources they may need outside of what their program at Chicago Lights may offer. Since starting her role at Chicago Lights, Davida has focused on connecting with youth and their families regarding their needs to ensure the development of this new role at Chicago Lights is meaningful to all participants. Prior to her role at Chicago Lights, she studied at the University of Chicago’s (U of C) School of Social Service Administration for a master’s degree in clinical social work. While at U of C, she interned at Legal Aid Chicago, primarily focusing on housing policy. The primary functions of her role here included advocating for individuals that experienced unjust evictions at the height of the pandemic, writing grants on behalf of participants to pay any accrued rent, referring participants to mental health services, etc. In addition to Davida’s education at U of C, she earned a bachelor’s degree in Social Work from Augsburg University.
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