Vanessa Bush Ford

Vanessa Bush Ford

Vanessa Bush Ford

Director: Communications

2019-2021


Vanessa Bush Ford, a former business reporter and book reviewer, is now a grant writer with a school for retrieved high school dropouts. She lives in East Garfield Park.

Vanessa currently serves on the board of the Women’s Educational Aid Association of Northwestern University and as a community representative on the Local School Council of Westinghouse College Prep.

She has formerly served as a board member of Young Chicago Authors, sponsor of the Louder Than a Bomb poetry slam.

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