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Felicia Dawson

Vice President, Community Partnerships

Felicia Dawson is POAH Communities' Vice President, Community Partnerships responsible for supervising the Woodlawn Resource Center and working with the Community Impact team. She works closely with POAH's Vice President of Community Improvement and Director of the POAH Fund and POAH Communities' Director of Community Impact to focus on partnerships that serve the residents of POAH's communities.   

Felicia joined the POAH/POAHC team in April 2011, bringing years of experience and expertise on neighborhood revitalization efforts in Chicago. Prior to that, she served as a Program Officer for the Steans Family Foundation on the West Side of Chicago. She has a double Master’s degree in Urban Planning/Administration from the University of Missouri – Kansas City and was recently named a 2017 University of Chicago Civic Leadership Academy Fellow.