Our Staff

The GJHP Program Directors are critical to our mission of building socially aware, civic-minded and community-oriented individuals. Responsible for coordinating opportunities for volunteerism, community events and activities, as well as time spent in the Oasis, our program directors also help students reflect and process these experiences in the community, on the stage or in a social setting, in the context of mentors, counselors and advisors.

Grace Haggerty

Senior Program Director 

Grace grew up in Skokie and attended Niles North High School. She then went to Loras College in Dubuque, Iowa. At Loras, Grace was on the leadership committee and served as the graphic design chair for the Children’s Miracle Network Dance Marathon program.  She also served as the president of the school’s Social Work Council. Grace graduated with her Bachelor’s degree in both Social Work and Sociology in May 2018. This is Grace’s second year with GJHP!

Isaiah Booker

Program Director 

Isaiah is from Naperville and attended Naperville North High School. He then attended undergrad at Northern Illinois University. During his time at NIU, Isaiah served as a community advisor in residence halls, Vice-President Phi Kappa Theta fraternal affairs and philanthropy chair. Isaiah has a passion for being a community contributor and working with students. Isaiah graduated from Northern Illinois University with a Bachelor's degree in Nonprofit Management in 2018. This is Isaiah's first year as program director and he is thrilled to join GJHP!

GJHP MISSION STATEMENT

The Glencoe Junior High Project (GJHP) is a parent-led, non-profit organization that has sought to engage Glencoe middle school students into the community since 1973. In order to carry out our mission of fostering socially aware, civic-minded and community-oriented individuals, we offer Glencoe 5th-8th grade students, opportunities to volunteer in their community, attend social activites and events, perform on stage, as well as access to a youth drop-in center in Glencoe's Central School. 

620 Greenwood Avenue

Glencoe, Illinois 60022

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