Urban Public Policy Fellowship (UPPF) program


2010-2011 UPPF Program 


uppf fellows 2010


Spring 2011 UPPF Fellows

The Institute for Policy and Civic Engagement (IPCE) in partnership with the African American Academic Network (AAAN) and Latin American Recruitment and Educational Services (LARES), are pleased to announce the Spring 2011 Urban Public Policy Fellows:

OluwaPelumi Adeloye

Misha McCullough

Alexandrina Almazan

Regina Meza

Elizabeth Awoyemi

Brian Miller

Noimot Bakare

Nathan Miller

Miguel Barnes

Analidia Moran

Alibe Brambila

Lubia Núñez

Shannon Colar

Alberto Ortega

Nancy Dominguez

Laura Rodrigues

Janae Duckworth

Duaa Sharfi

Blake Garcia

Selina Spencer

Thomas Guzman

Claudia Telles

Sean Johnson

Persephone Williams

Ashly King

Laura Zamudio

Julius Lara


Spring 2011 UPPF Partners

We would like to thank our partners for their on-going support and for providing our students with a rewarding experience this academic school year.

African Scientific Research Institute

After School Matters


Blackstar Project

Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning (CMAP)

Chicago Art Department

Greater Humboldt Park Wellness Center

Illinois Council Against Handgun Violence

Institute for Health Research & Policy

Instituto del Progresso Latino

Ladder UP

Latin United Community Housing Association

Latino Policy Forum

Mental Health Association of Greater Chicago

Midwest Latino Health Research, Training & Policy Center

Safer Foundation

UIC Medical Center

Follow UIC UPPF on Facebook:


  1. · Engage with current and alumni UPPF Fellows.
  2. · Receive important updates, events and information from IPCE and IPCE partners.
  3. · Check out photos from current and past UPPF events, seminars, fellow internships and community work.

uppf facebook






The UPPF Program is administered by IPCE in partnership with the Latin American Recruitment and Educational Services program (LARES) and the African American Academic Network (AAAN).


UPPF Alumni


Victor Perez

Spring 2010

Major: Urban & Public Affairs

Internship Placement: City of Blue Island

Research Project: Mass Transit Funding Policy & Its Impact on Chicago

Life after UPPF:
Victor will begin Master of Urban Planning & Public Affairs Program at UIC in the fall of 2012.