Choua Vue is a Program Officer at the Care for All With Respect and Equity (CARE) Fund. She manages the CARE Fund’s domestic grantmaking, as well as other program work. Prior to joining the CARE Fund, Choua Vue was the Senior Vice President of Policy, Research, and Community Impact at Illinois Action for Children (IAFC). In her nearly 13 years at IAFC, Choua spearheaded its policy and advocacy priorities to ensure families had access to affordable and quality early childhood and child care services. She also created its community organizing program - building the power and voice of families and providers to influence policy change. She launched a new Community Impact department, in which she designed and expanded innovative family and community engagement programs and advanced systems change through community systems development. Choua has also worked on education and child welfare policy issues for Asian American and Pacific Islanders in New York City, and on immigrant and refugee rights issues with the Illinois Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights. Choua serves on the Board of Directors for the SEIU Education and Support Fund and the HANA Center. Choua earned a master’s degree in public affairs from Princeton University’s School of Public and International Affairs and a bachelor’s degree from Carleton College.
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