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Angelica Chavez Duckworth

Director of Community Initiatives

Jellie is the Director of Community Initiatives with the goal of keeping our community-driven, data-informed orientation front and center. She ensures that data collection, research, policy and program design is equitable by enabling co-creative processes with communities most negatively impacted by climate change.


She has nearly seven years of experience working in the field as a social researcher and leading community engagement processes with frontline communities. Prior to joining Greenlink, she helped the City of Kansas City, Missouri (her hometown) develop community-informed equity considerations in their updated climate plan.


She is dedicated to eliminating historic and systemic barriers to civic engagement and elevating community expertise in climate policy and program development. Jellie holds a Bachelor's Degree in Sociology with an emphasis in Cultural Anthropology from the University of Missouri - Kansas City.

Angelica Chavez Duckworth
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