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Meet Jenny Arwade

Jenny Arwade is Co-Executive Director of Communities United.

Jennifer has 18 years of organizing experience, drawing on her own lived experience. Jenny has supported young people in creating the nation’s most comprehensive statewide school discipline reform in Illinois, advancing innovative solutions to keep families in their homes and preserve long-term affordable rental housing, advancing health equity, and more. Jenny enjoys long walks with her daughter Minha, and spends early mornings sipping coffee with her two cats, Puck and Pepper.


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