Charles Jenkins

Charles has volunteered with the Chicago Coalition for almost ten years and actively serves with its Speakers’ Bureau and its Job Committee, and he is a member of the State of Illinois’ Department of Human Affairs Advisory Committee. As a member of the Chicago Coalition, Charles was instrumental in a successful campaign for a statewide jobs program and spoke in front of state political officials. Charles is formerly homeless and brings a lot of compassion and strength to his work as an advocate for homeless and low-income families.