Become a Member of UCAN’s Auxiliary Board

Board Mission: The UCAN Auxiliary Board is a dynamic group of young, ambitious professionals dedicated to advancing the efforts of UCAN through fundraising, volunteering, networking and community engagement.

Who Should Join the Auxiliary Board?

  • Professionals in their 20s and 30s who believe in the potential of youth who have suffered trauma
  • People who want to help reduce gun violence in Chicago
  • People who support teens and young adults having access to therapy and mentoring programs
  • People who want to spend time with other likeminded, passionate individuals

Why Should You Join the Auxiliary Board?

  • It’s fun!
  • Easy way to turn your passion into action
  • The youth and families served by UCAN need your support and advocacy

How to Join

Complete these four steps:

  1. Speak with the board liaison or other UCAN staff (over the phone or in person)
  2. Meet with a current Auxiliary Board member (over the phone or in person)
  3. Attend a volunteer orientation hosted at UCAN’s headquarters in North Lawndale
  4. Complete the membership commitment form

To get started today or for more information, please contact Rebecca Brown at Rebecca.Brown@UCANchicago.org.

Meet our current Auxiliary Board members:

Mikhel Paul, Board Chair
Alexa Carr, Volunteer Committee Chair
Curt Beckman
Cristina De La Rosa
Matt DeFano
Sachin Dole
Chris Dupuis
Hayley Formolo
Samantha Frost
IB Majekodunmi
Chandra Simmons