About Jacqueline Baez
Jacqueline is a mother, wife, businesswoman, and activist for social justice. She earned her degree in Criminal Justice Administration at Triton College. She has worked in the non-profit sector since 1999, in the government sector since 2010 and she is a small business owner.
She is also the founder and President of The Puerto Rican Cultural Association of Chicago and served as Vice-President and President at West Belden School Parent Teacher League and in her spare time likes to volunteer throughout the City of Chicago.
She comes from a proud family that has been involved with public service and education for as long as she can remember. Her father Ex-Army soldier, retired Police officer and successful businessman. Her mother a public school teacher and political activist.
Jacqueline understands the importance of volunteering, community activism, and
political engagement. The need to invest in our schools, make public safety a top priority, secure affordability for low and medium income class families and advocate for local economic growth in our communities. With two decades of non-profit, government and business experience, she knows what it takes to find solutions, navigate the complicated governmental agencies, and get things done.
Her vision is to become an inspiration to all young women & men that face challenges and obstacles in life. Young people really do have the power to change the world. Baez has a passion for working with the youth. She believes it is imperative to invest in future generations.