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PUBLIC ALLIES CHICAGO LEADERSHIP

Patrice Dziire, JD

Patrice Dziire, JD has was named Executive Director of Public Allies Chicago in July of 2016.

Prior to Public Allies, Patrice practiced law at three large law firms in Chicago and New York and as founder of a boutique immigration and human rights law firm.  Patrice served as the first foreign national Executive Director of the Zimbabwe Women Lawyers Association, in Harare, Zimbabwe, where she managed large-scale donor funded projects focused on children’s rights, strategic litigation, and protection of women human rights defenders. 

Patrice is an alumna of African Development Corps, South Africa, where she served as a researcher at a leading human rights nonprofit focused on racial healing and restorative justice.

Patrice is a first-generation graduate of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and New York University School of Law.

OUR STAFF

Ariyana Smith

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Program Manager

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ariyanas@publicallies.org

Work Phone

(312)229-1296
Christina Armstrong

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Program Manager, Mentorship and Support Services

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christinaa@publicallies.org

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(312)229-1300
Erica Eckhardt

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Development Associate

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ericae@publicallies.org

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(312) 229-1306
Moses Williams

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Program Manager, Recruitment

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mosesw@publicallies.org

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312-229-1300
Patrice Dziire

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Site Director, Public Allies Chicago

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patriced@publicallies.org

Work Phone

(312) 229-1297

PUBLIC ALLIES CHICAGO ALUMNI BOARD

Anthony Bryant

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HighSight

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College Counselor / Program Coordinator
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Celestial Ministries

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Social Entrepreneur
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Chicago Low-Income Housing Trust Fund

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Openlands

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Education and Community Outreach Associate
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Goodman Theatre

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Associate Director of Education