Leso Munala, AM '08
Leso Munala, AM '08, was placed at The Enterprising Kitchen (TEK), which is a nonprofit social enterprise that provides workforce development and support services to women working toward self-sufficiency and economic independence. While in her field placement, Leso assisted in writing the Chicago Mayoral grant, which ultimately awarded TEK $250,000. The grant boosted the organization's operational budget, providing the opportunity to hire a job specialist to assist clients attain permanent employment.
"The field programs are more than just internships. Crown Family School students constantly come up with innovative ideas on how to improve the day-to-day operations of Chicago human service organizations. The impact students have on these organizations can be seen in service delivery."
Leso is now pursuing a Doctorate degree in Public Health.