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Marcus Samuel is the impact coordinator for the Building Collective Power strategy at The Chicago Community Trust.
In this role, Marcus supports the team’s diverse portfolio of work, including developing community leaders, narrative-shifting media, and supporting resident driven actions to sow the seeds of power and change in their communities.
Marcus’s background includes working on the front lines of some of society’s foremost issues in communications and advocacy roles, most recently at the Shriver Center on Poverty Law.
He currently lives in Forest Park, and his hobbies include reading and watching TV and movies mostly about sports and documentaries. Marcus believes history is our greatest teacher.