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Cristina Vera

Choice Program Manager

Cristina Vera is POAH's CHOICE Program Manager working with on grant administration and HUD reporting, while managing the Family Opportunities Center at The Woodlawn Resource Center in Chicago. She comes to POAH with experience in managing the Chicago Housing Authority FamilyWorks and Family Self-Sufficiency programs, Community Service Block Grants, Youth Summer Employment programs and Department of Labor Young Parents Demonstration Program. She has over 10 years of social service experience in workforce development, case management, and youth development. Cristina holds a Masters in Urban Planning and Policy from the University of Illinois at Chicago.