Katie joined Access Living in 2009 as a Homeless Prevention and Rapid Rehousing Coordinator. Since then, she’s worked as an MFP-CRP Transition Coordinator and Peer Supports Supervisor. Today, Katie is Manager of Access Living’s Youth Programs, all of which help youth in Chicago with continuing education, independent living skills, mentorship, and disability awareness training. Katie holds a master’s degree in social work from University of Illinois at Chicago and a Master of Arts in teaching in early childhood education from National Louis University. She lives in Des Plaines with her husband and their two kittens.