Our Super Staff

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Kate Danielson


MS Education and Social Policy, Northwestern University

BA Education and English, North Park University

Kate's belief that education is the "great equalizer" has been the cornerstone of her life's work - first as a public school teacher, later running mentoring programs, and finally culminating in the founding of Foster Progress. She also loves her role as mom to three boys, one through foster care. 

See her alma mater’s profile of Foster Progress here: North Parker Article

Jasamine Young-Paulhill

Program manager

MA, Urban Education Policy, Brown University

BA Hispanic Studies & Creative Writing, Oberlin College

Deeply passionate about creating accessible educational opportunities for youth, Jasamine always approaches her work with the central question of "How can we serve young people better?" This has led her to work as an academic tutor, a social emotional learning coach, and a graduate student in urban education policy. She loves Chicago, her two cats, and baking sweet things.


Angie Weaver

Administrative Assistant


Ebony Harris

Grant writer

MSW Advocacy, Leadership and Social Change, University of Illinois at Urbana-Campaign

BS Sociology and Psychology, Eureka College

Ebony's commitment to social justice began after a transformative experience working with children of incarcerated mothers during college. Her desire to speak out on behalf of society's most vulnerable members has only grown since then and her experiences in the realms of policy, research, and development have been pivotal to achieving this goal. Ebony's greatest joy is spending time with her husband and two sons.