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Nneka Onwuzurike

City of Chicago - Office of Equity and Racial Justice

Nneka Onwuzurike is a writer, donor organizer, and economic development practitioner. She is a Chicago Recovery Plan Program Manager for the City of Chicago, Mayor's Office. She manages over $60M of recovery dollars and has designed programs including Community Wealth Building, Together We Heal, and Nonprofit Capacity Building.

Nneka is the former Campaign Director and current Board Member for The Fields at Rootsprings, a cooperative-nonprofit partnership that provides healing and retreat space for BIPOC artists, organizers, and healers in Minnesota.

She is also working on a collection of essays and short stories on the topic of belonging, displacement, and grief.

Nneka Onwuzurike
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