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Naadia Owens

Naadia Owens is originally from Highland Mills, New York. She moved to Chicago in 2006 to attend Northwestern University where she got her bachelor’s degree in history and civic engagement. Since graduating, she received her master’s in teaching from National Louis University, and has taught History to sophomores, juniors and seniors. By interning in the Youth Leadership and Development department in CDF’s National Office in Washington, D.C., she hopes to learn more about how to get her students involved in the youth leadership movement and children’s advocacy.