Who I Was, Who I Am, Who I Want to Be: Chicago READI Gallery Opening


Who I Was, Who I Am, Who I Want To Be focuses on the stories of outreach workers, and their evolution from life in the streets and prison, to becoming pillars in their communities.

The Curators: CCIE High School Seniors

The Civitas Community Impact Experience (CCIE) is an authentic  learning opportunity that challenges and prepares students to impact the world as problem-solvers, designers, critical-thinkers, and innovators.

The Storytellers: READI Chicago Outreach Workers READI Chicago engages men who are most highly impacted by gun violence, connecting them to paid transitional jobs, cognitive behavioral therapy, and support services.

Curated by CCIE students Sierra Fountain, Nikiya Jones, Kyra Lee, Najee McFadden, Jakayla Towner, India White, and Keishun

Lahari Goud