LaVida Davis joined CJC in 2020 as a Program Manager. She will lead the Employment and Income (E/I) line of work of the Chicago Continuum of Care (CoC) Action Agenda. Ms. Davis is a proven leader that brings more than 18 years of experience in not for profit organizations, consulting, and training. This includes creating grassroots campaigns that engage community members, major stakeholders, and elected officials. Most recently she led the Organizing and Grassroots department for Bread for the World, a national policy organization, winning federal legislative campaigns including domestic and international policies that impact people dealing with hunger and poverty including nutrition program, tax credits, immigration, returning citizen and poverty focused development.
In her free time LaVida likes to read. Her favorite writer is James Baldwin.