Claire Freckmann

Program Assistant
Portrait of Claire Freckmann

Claire is the program assistant for Joyce’s Education & Economic Mobility program.

Before joining Joyce, Claire was a data assistant for the IVDRS (Illinois Violent Death Reporting System) and SUDORS (State Unintentional Drug Overdose Reporting System) research team at Northwestern University. She held this position for 3 years before joining Joyce. She has a bachelor’s degree in Psychology and a minor in Sociology from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.

Originally being from Wisconsin, Claire loves to explore Chicago and find new places to shop and eat.

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News

Aspen Prize guides giving to community colleges

The rigorous Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence is being credited with guiding philanthropist MacKenzie Scott in her recent barrage of giving to higher education institutions.

In The Media

New project seeks to improve retention and graduation rates for students of color at University of Illinois: ‘They have a platform, they have the resources.’

On the heels of a statewide action plan that calls for greater investment in Black college students, a new coalition will examine racial equity at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and offer strategies to improve diversity.

Source
Chicago Tribune

Policy Watch

K-12 “toolbox”

School districts across Illinois have received a “toolbox” of recommendations for helping teachers and students rebound from lost learning after a year of interruptions during the COVID 19 pandemic.

Research Report

Building Bridges to Post-secondary Success in Minnesota

A group of education and workforce leaders in Minnesota released a report with a comprehensive set of recommendations to ensure that more young people earn a post-secondary degree or credential.

Webinar

Building bridges to post-secondary success in Minnesota

A group of education and workforce leaders in Minnesota released a report with a comprehensive set of recommendations to ensure that more young people earn a post-secondary degree or credential.

News

Foundation welcomes Williams, Khimm and Ezeigbo

Foundation hires new Gun Violence Prevention & Justice Reform and Education & Economic Mobility program officers, and Culture program director.

News

Chibuzo Ezeigbo Joins Foundation’s Education Team

We are delighted to announce that Chibuzo Ezeigbo, a Harvard Strategic Data Project fellow, is joining the Joyce Foundation to oversee the philanthropy’s grant making in college and career readiness.

Research Report

Op-Ed: Prioritize All College Students, Not Just the Wealthy

The economic fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic makes it imperative that we address the deep racial disparities in American higher education, even as it worsens our divides and complicates the solutions.