Meet Kasandra Negrete, IGNITE's Chicago Fellow

Kasandra Negrete serves as our Chicago Fellow.

She earned a bachelor's degree in Economics with a minor in Psychological Methods at DePaul University. In the past, Kasandra has interned with the Obama Foundation as a Civic Engagement Intern, where she engaged with young people across the city. Currently, Kasandra works for the City of Chicago as an investment analyst and, as an active community member, is working to combat education inequality in the Chicago Public Schools. Kasandra is passionate about eliminating Chicago's wealth gap and promoting economic mobility and access for low-income communities. She is committed to empowering young people in politics, and wants to provide them with the tools to tackle local issues. For Chicago inquiries, contact

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