Dee Logan

Dee Logan is an enrolled member of the Oneida Nation and is Bear Clan. Her real name is Yakostalan which translates into She Wears Beads. Her name was given to her by the late Marie Hinton. She has a Master’s degree in Special Education from Northeastern Illinois University and a Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education from the University of Illinois -Chicago. She has worked in the education field as a teacher or administrator for the last thirty years. She worked for the Bureau of Indian Education and had the opportunity to travel through-out Indian Country providing educational services.  She was the Director of the Institute for Native American Development (INAD) at Truman College and also worked as a teacher at Truman Alternative High School.

Dr. Nataka Moore

Dr. Nataka Moore is of African-American heritage. Dr. Moore is on faulty at Adler University in the Department of Psychology. Dr. Moore is a licensed clinical psychologist with over 20 years of clinical and academic experience. Dr. Moore currently sees individuals and couples in her private practice. Dr. Moore, as a human rights activist, has led major social justice based national and international initiatives and has won the 2019 social justice award at Adler University for her work. In Cuba her work centered around racial equity and women’s rights as she co-led a delegation of 19 women through her work with the US women and Cuba Collaboration. Dr. Moore has been recognized by the Women Issues Committee through the National Council of Schools of Professional Psychology and was awarded the 2017 Diversity Award for her commitment to women’s issues and intersectionality. In the Dominican Republic and Liberia, she worked with issues related to human rights and mental health. In October of 2022 through the support of a Department of State grant and an Adler University Seed grant, she worked in Madagascar addressing post-partum depression with rural Malagasy women. Dr. Moore has sat on multiple boards over the years including Heartland Alliance Human Care service. Lastly, Dr. Moore continues to serve BIPOC folx in promoting well-being and addressing mental health needs in the Chicagoland area through health fairs, seminars, workshops, consultation and activism as is her passion.

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Hiring:  Food is Medicine Project Coordinator

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