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Title: Director of Community Schools and Youth Services
Name of Organization: Brighton Park Neighborhood Council
Bio: Cheryl Flores stands out not only for her passion for service and youth, but for her dedication to work in the community she grew up in and lives in.
Flores joined the Brighton Park Neighborhood Council eight years ago. Since then, she has worked in various roles related to civic engagement, youth development and education. As the Director for Community Schools and Youth Services, she oversees programming and services at the organization’s six partner schools. She has worked diligently to expand programming and to ensure a smooth transition for students into Brighton Park’s neighborhood high school. She also works in collaboration with Chicago Public Schools and other partner organizations to develop quality programming and opportunities for young people in Brighton Park.