Melissa Famularo, Development Associate

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Originally from Pennsylvania, Melissa joined Legal Council as a Development Associate in 2021. After moving to Chicago, she began her career in nonprofits in 2015 as an AmeriCorps VOCAL. During her year of service she joined Literacy Works as a Program Associate, helping to build out their volunteer referral program and assisting adult learners at three public library locations throughout the city. In 2016, she received her Master of Public Administration from the University of Illinois at Chicago. For her capstone project, she supported the UIC Center for Literacy in their evaluation of their pilot High School Equivalency (HSE) program. After completing her year of service with the AmeriCorps, Melissa worked at Providence St. Mel School as a Development Associate for three years.