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Fawn Pochel

Education Coordinator

Phone: 773-275-5871
Address: 3401 W. Ainslie St., Chicago, IL 60625
Brief info

First Nations Oji-Cree

An advocate of social and environmental justice, Fawn has been raising awareness of Native Peoples living in Chicago with the goal of contributing to the personal sovereignty, healing, and educational pursuits of Indigenous people.

As the Education Coordinator, Fawn’s work is divided into 3 main categories Youth and Family Services, Education Reform, and Indigenous Ecology. Through her work Fawn advocates and educates for the protection of Indigenous plants, heritage foods, artistic expression and oral histories through developing ongoing programs such as Indigenous Science Series: Reclaiming Chicago. Fawn is also a founding member of Chi-Nations Youth Council and has served the American Indian Community twice as Miss Indian Chicago. In addition, Fawn is a Grow Your Own Candidate and collaborator on the Teacher Testimony Project; which is focuses on uplifting and empowering teachers of color as change agents in their communities.