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WGN Spotlights Kim Foxx, Accomplished Adler Trustee, County State’s Attorney 01.08.18
WGN Spotlights Kim Foxx, Accomplished Adler Trustee, County State’s Attorney
01.08.18

An accomplished leader and Adler University trustee was recently spotlighted by WGN Radio for her many achievements in reform, community building, public safety, criminal justice, and more.

Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office Kimberly Foxx took office on Dec. 1, 2016, with a vision for transforming the agency into a fairer, more forward-thinking organization, according to the report. She has since worked tirelessly to rebuild public trust, promote transparency, and improve safety in communities.

“Kim’s passion for public service is deeply personal,” the article says. “She spent her early childhood growing up in the Cabrini Green public housing complex, raised by her teenage mother and grandmother. Her life experiences gave her insight on the impact of crime, violence and poverty on our communities. That consciousness inspired Kim to pursue a career in public service as she sought to improve life in communities like the one in which she was raised.”

In addition to the Adler University Board of Trustees, Foxx serves on the board of Free Spirit Media, where she was formerly president. She also spent time as the board chair of Planned Parenthood of Illinois, and president of the National Black Prosecutors Association’s Chicago chapter.

Read the full WGN report online.

About Adler University

Adler University educates students to engage the world and create a more just society. Established in 1952, it enrolls more than 1,400 students in master’s and doctoral programs for social change through its campuses in downtown Chicago and Vancouver, as well as an Online Campus. Adler University’s mission is to continue the pioneering work of Alfred Adler, the first community psychologist, by graduating socially responsible practitioners, engaging communities and advancing social justice.