Tina Ramirez Moon (she/they) is a Program Officer with Healthy Communities Foundation. Tina brings to this role an extensive background in community engagement, federal grant oversight, program implementation and workshop facilitation, informed by more than fifteen years in the nonprofit sector and cultural organizing work.
Grounded in kapwa practice and values – ie, rooted in interconnection and interdependence – Tina seeks to understand how we collectively center relationships, well-being and resilience in organizational and community spaces. She recognizes that individual health is a reflection of organizational and community health (and vice versa) which has been a common thread woven across a variety of roles. Tina serves on the board for the Alliance of Filipinos for Immigrant Rights and Empowerment (AFIRE Chicago) and is active with Chicago Women in Philanthropy’s Women’s Leadership and Mentorship Program. She received an M.A. from the University of Chicago’s School of Social Service Administration and a B.A. in literary studies and creative writing from Beloit College.
She gives daily gratitude for past and future ancestors and values her work as a bridge to our collective wholeness, healing and joy.
ARTICLES BY TINA:
“Reflections from “Facing Race” – December 2018