Maria Flores (she/her) joined Housing Action Illinois as a Development Coordinator. Maria has experience working as a communications and development coordinator for various non-profits. She is excited to be a part of the Housing Action Illinois team and has found a strong passion for housing. Previously, Maria served as an AmeriCorp VISTA Member with Housing Choice Partners after graduating with a degree in Gender Studies from DePauw University.
She is currently in graduate school at Adler University in Chicago earning a Master’s Degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. Maria believes mental health is an important topic of conversation within the housing field. In her spare time, Maria can be found listening to music and experimenting with new recipes. Maria lives in Roscoe Village with her partner and cat.