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olga bautista

Executive Director
Southeast Environmental Task Force

Olga Bautista is a dedicated advocate for the future of South Chicago, focused on creating a safe and healthy environment for children and bringing sustainable jobs to the community. With extensive experience and a diverse skill set, she has devoted her professional career to improving the lives of community members. Her roles have included being a Local School Council Parent Representative, YWCA Crisis Intervention Specialist, board member of various organizations such as the Immigrant Defense Alliance and Southeast Environmental Task Force (SETF), as well as a member of the Caucus of Rank and File Educators (CORE). Olga's work has been recognized and featured in local, national, and international news outlets. She recently became the executive director of the Southeast Environmental Task Force, an organization dedicated to addressing pollution, holding polluters accountable, and protecting residents and green spaces in the Calumet Region.