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Shirley Alfaro

Associate Director for Institutional Advancement

Shirley Alfaro supports the work of operations, development, communication, and finance departments at the Forum. She received an MSW with a concentration in Community Administrative Practice and Policy from the University of Illinois at Chicago. Over the years Shirley has worked in the arts, media, and community administration sectors within various nonprofits throughout the city such as StoryCorps, National Public Housing Museum, Marwen, and After School Matters. A native Chicagoan, Shirley has a deep commitment for the arts, education, and justice and is fortunate to bring forth these passions throughout her professional and personal pursuits.

You can reach her by email or by calling 312-376-1766 Ext. 223