Gianna Chacon

Gianna Chacon is  Latina student organizer who was born in the Northwest-side of Chicago, but grew up in Dixon, IL. As a student attending Roosevelt University, she has dedicated her time to organizing around environmental justice and women issues working with the IIRON Student Network to pursue intersectional campaigns that work for the people. She has past experience doing community organizing in Little Village with the Little Village Environmental Justice Organization (LVEJO), and looks forward to living in Bridgeport to work with the community on their unique social justice issues. She believes there is transformational power in building genuine relationships with community members to work together to create structural change.