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Born and raised on the southside of Chicago by a white, Jewish mother who was a Chicago Public school teacher and an African American father who rose to be Sergeant in the Chicago Police force, Angelique has an intense love for this dazzlingly creative and deeply scarred city. Angelique has been an outspoken leader and advocate for racial equity and social justice within the philanthropic community. As President of the Field Foundation of Illinois, she has transformed the way the Foundation approaches philanthropy by centering racial equity within their work.
Anna’s passion for social justice began at age 11 at Habonim Dror Camp Galil, and was further developed through her participation in Avodah’s Justice Fellowship program. She has been at the forefront of the COVID response as the Mitigation Chief of the Lake County Health Department. In the past year, she has overseen efforts that delivered meals to over 3,000 individuals in quarantine or isolation, provided PPE to over 80,000 community members, and mobilized hundreds of volunteers to support vaccination efforts across the county.