PILI is excited to welcome Mariel E. Lopez-Cruz, who has joined the PILI team as the Administrative Coordinator and is based in Chicago. She is responsible for providing administrative support to PILI staff and its programs.
Mariel graduated in June 2021 from Lawrence University with a Bachelor of Arts in Ethnic Studies and Minor in Music. During college, Mariel served as an intern with the Office of the President of Lawrence University, providing administrative support. Mariel also served as the head of her music fraternity’s Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Committee, through which she helped address issues of injustice in Greek Life. Having a background and personal interest in social justice, Mariel was drawn to PILI because of its mission and commitment to advancing equal access to justice.
Mariel can be reached by email or by phone at 312-832-5136.