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File #: 20-4865    Version: 1 Name: HONORING MRS. TRACIE WORTHY FOR LEADERSHIP, COMMITMENT AND DEDICATION IN THE NORTHLAWNDALE COMMUNITY
Type: Consent Calendar Resolution Status: Approved
File created: 10/19/2020 In control: Board of Commissioners
On agenda: 10/21/2020 Final action: 10/22/2020
Title: PROPOSED RESOLUTION HONORING MRS. TRACIE WORTHY FOR LEADERSHIP, COMMITMENT AND DEDICATION IN THE NORTH LAWNDALE COMMUNITY WHEREAS, Tracie Worthy is a Pittsburgh Pennsylvania native, her commitment to the health and well-being of individuals and families led to her move to Chicago in 1993, and making the North Lawndale Community her home Tracie has been blessed to be a visionary, encourager and supporter to the people that she works with in her community ; and WHEREAS, Tracie Worthy received her B.A, in Psychology from Duquesne University and her M.Ed. in Rehabilitation Counseling from the University of Pittsburgh. She began her professional career at the Lawndale Christian Health Center, Chicago, IL. During that time, she served as a counselor, outreach worker, grant manager and a supervisor focusing on mental health and wellness initiatives; and WHEREAS, Tracie Worthy; later joined the Lawndale Christian Development Corporation as the New Community Program Director. She recogniz...
Sponsors: DENNIS DEER
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PROPOSED RESOLUTION

HONORING MRS. TRACIE WORTHY FOR LEADERSHIP, COMMITMENT AND DEDICATION IN THE NORTH LAWNDALE COMMUNITY

WHEREAS, Tracie Worthy is a Pittsburgh Pennsylvania native, her commitment to the health and well-being of individuals and families led to her move to Chicago in 1993, and making the North Lawndale Community her home Tracie has been blessed to be a visionary, encourager and supporter to the people that she works with in her community ; and

WHEREAS, Tracie Worthy received her B.A, in Psychology from Duquesne University and her M.Ed. in Rehabilitation Counseling from the University of Pittsburgh. She began her professional career at the Lawndale Christian Health Center, Chicago, IL. During that time, she served as a counselor, outreach worker, grant manager and a supervisor focusing on mental health and wellness initiatives; and

WHEREAS, Tracie Worthy; later joined the Lawndale Christian Development Corporation as the New Community Program Director. She recognized and supported community stakeholders, igniting community pride by incubating the MLK District Garden. It was a collaborative initiative designed to address issues related to safety, beautification and food insecurity; and

WHEREAS, Tracie Worthy joined I AM ABLE Center for Family Development as the first 8-Block Leader in order to support the Trauma Response and Intervention Movement (TR4IM) a program designed to help residents respond to, remove, reduce and recover from trauma 8-Blocks at a time. She volunteered as the first 8-Block Leader and later became the Director of ABLE's Community Collaboration and Resident Engagement (CCRE) Program and TRIM Supervisor. She facilitated a partnership with Harmony's Food Pantry to deliver food to seniors in the 8-block Sector that continues to provide support throughout COVID-19. She is now currently the Vice President and Healthy Relationships Coordinator at I AM ABLE; and

WHEREAS, Tracie Worthy is extremely grateful for God's gra...

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