Jhmira Alexander

Guest Blogger

Project Manager, Young Women’s Leadership Charter School

Chicago, Illinois

Jhmira Alexander is the social media maven behind 29Eleven Consulting and has worked with groups like Loyola University’s Saving Lives, Inspiring Youth, The Institute for Positive Living and the Bronzeville Community Action Council.

A connector of people and ideas, Jhmira is focused on assisting organizations with properly aligning their vision with their online and offline community engagement. With a bachelor’s of science in communications and master’s in public administration her drive to cultivate communities through media is unwavering.

Her work with Chicago Public Schools like Drake Elementary, Wendell Phillips Academy and the Air Force Academy High Schools have afforded her a closer look at the tenacity of our youth and the individuals that rally around them. Presently, she is the project manager at Young Women’s Leadership Charter School.

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Posted Mar. 8, 2018

This School Is Changing the Lives of Young Women in Chicago

Before I began substituting at Young Women’s Leadership Charter School (YWLCS) of Chicago, I had only experienced charter schools from…

By Jhmira Alexander

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Posted Dec. 5, 2018

What Oklahoma Teachers Can Learn From the Montgomery Bus Boycott

On this day in Montgomery, Alabama, 63 years ago, Black people strategically rebelled against one of White supremacy’s ‘systems.’ That day, Black folks got into…

By Nehemiah Frank

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Posted Nov. 29, 2018

I’m a DACA Recipient and a First-Generation College Graduate and I’m Nervous About What’s Next

It’s a day I’ll never forget: September 5, 2017, the first day of my senior year at NYU. It was the day the Trump administration…

By Mayra Gonzalez Menjivar

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Posted Nov. 30, 2018

If We Want to Retain and Recruit Teachers, We Have to Walk It Like We Talk It

I have attended a lot of educator conferences this year. A common theme I heard over and over again is the challenge of teacher shortages.…

By Kelisa Wing

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