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Prior to joining the Foundation, Lauren worked as a Project Manager and Researcher for the Rada Film Group on the 13-year documentary American Promise about race, parenting, and education, which received a Special Jury Prize at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival and was broadcast on the PBS series POV in 2014. Previously, Lauren worked as a New Media Assistant at the National Black Programming Consortium (Black Public Media), and a Production Assistant at Public Policy Productions on Critical Condition (PBS POV 2008), a documentary about the crisis of the uninsured.
Lauren graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelors of Arts in English from Boston University.
She serves on the board of Latinos Progresando, the largest Latino-led, low-cost, family based legal immigration services provider in Illinois, and is a member of the Latino Giving Circle, a funding initiative of the Chicago Community Trust.