Sade Elhawary

Sade’s passion for education and social justice emerged as a product of her childhood as a student at a disinvested school in Los Angeles Unified School District. After graduating from the Harvard Graduate School of Education in 2011, Sade joined Community Coalition as a Servant Leader Intern in the Freedom Schools Program, ultimately becoming a youth organizer at Manual Arts and Fremont High SchoolsSade led youth organizing efforts, responsible for politically mobilizing hundreds of South LA students to take on improving their schools and communitySade moved to Brooklyn, New York, in 2013 and became a social justice teacher and Associate Director at the NYC Department of EducationUpon returning to LA in 2017, she continued her work with Community Coalition, transitioning into her current role as the Director of Strategic Initiatives, where she has been charged with helping the organization build an unprecedented national center for community organizing.

Fun Fact: Sade loves traveling and has visited over 35 different countries.