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Jes Scheinpflug prides themself on building genuine connections and partnerships across areas that often work in silos. They are active in advocating for an array of social justice issues including racial equity, LGBTQIA rights, fair and affordable housing, living wage and immigration reform. Jes values grassroots organizing with individuals and communities, with a belief that collaboration and solidarity are necessary for [r]evolution. Jes received their Bachelor of social work from Illinois State University in May 2010 and is expected to receive their Master of social work from Loyola University Chicago in May 2017. They are a returned Peace Corps volunteer who served in Togo from 2010-2012.