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  • 1. 2013-2014 Urban Public Policy Fellowship Program In partnership with:

2. The Urban Public Policy Fellowship (UPPF) program, a new program designed to expose historically underrepresented minority undergraduate students at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) to key public policy issues. 3. UPPF Fellows were selected through a highly competitive process that considered grade point average, history of engagement, and leadership experience. 4. UPPF Fellows attended weekly seminars throughout the fall & spring semesters. Seminars included policy issues, project management, research, government issues and education budget information. 5. UPPF Fellows presented Public Policy Posters at the IALHEA Research Conference, April 4, 2014. 6. UPPF Fellows were also assigned an internship designed to expose him or her to the theory and practice of public policy-making, advocacy, community development, and service provision. 7. The UPPF program is administered through the Institute for Policy and Civic Engagement (IPCE), in partnership with the Latin American Recruitment and Educational Services Program (LARES) and the African-American Academic Network (AAAN). 8. Alderman Daniel Solis Office, 25th Ward Alivio Medical Center American Heart Association Center of Excellence in Eliminating Health Disparities Chicago Commons Chicago Layers Committee for Civil Rights City of Chicago Department of Public Health Clearbrook Frida Kahlo Community Organization Gamaliel of Metro Chicago Gigi's Playhouse IFF Illinois African American Coalition for Prevention Illinois Council Against Hand Gun Violence Institute for Health Research & Policy (IHRP) Latin American Recruitment Education Services Program (LARES) Mexican American Legal Defense Education Fund (MALDEF) Nutrition Support Services, Chicago Public Schools Pilsen Neighbors Community Council (PNCC) UIC Office of Sustainability The Black Star Project The Network of Lawndale Safer Foundation 2012-2013 UPPF Partnerships & Internship Locations 9. Jameel Ahmed Maheen Ahmed Azeez Alimi Paola Chavez Carlos Espin Valeria Esparza Suzana Estrada Karina Garcia Alvarez Andrea Gonzalez Lucero Gonzalez Andrea Hernandez Myron Laban Michelle Llerena Rebecca Medina Ryan Mitchell NaShara Neal Ciera Patrick Abrianna Phelps Aminat Pedro Nathaly Ramirez Elisa Tenorio Elizabeth Velazquez Raven Wells Carla Wilson 2013-2014 Urban Public Policy Fellows 10. Urban Public Policy Fellowship 2013-2014 Highlights 11. UPPF Seminar Sessions 12. UPPF Unity Outing: Recorrido del Sol 5k 13. Jazmin Lopez, UPPF Graduate Mentor 14. Karina Garcia Alvarez, UPPF Fellow 15. Jazmin Lopez, UPPF Graduate Mentor 16. Reynel Trecuceo, UPPF Alumni 17. Paola Chavez, UPPF Fellow 18. Karina Garcia Alvarez, UPPF Fellow 19. Gabriela Arias, UPPF Alumni 20. Mario Lucero, Assistant Program Director, UIC Latino Cultural Center 21. UIC UPPF Program Team Members 22. Team UIC UPPF Program Members 23. IALHEA Research Forum UPPF Fellow Posters 24. UPPF Closing Reception 25. THANK YOU!