Corrie Wallace: 13th District Winner, 2012 Peggy A. Montes Unsung Heroine of Cook County Award

Corrie Wallace has worked as an activist in various capacities throughout her life. Corrie is passionate, committed, intelligent and a true community leader.

Corrie is a bilingual educator dedicated to enriching the lives of marginalized people through local and international community outreach.  Corrie is currently the Director of the Niles Township Schools’ English Language Learner Parent Center, which serves the largest growing population of immigrants and refugees outside of the City of Chicago.

Presently, she also serves as Secretary on the Board of Directors of the Interfaith Housing Center of the Northern Suburbs.  Corrie has said, “I appreciate the opportunities that I have been afforded and always welcome new challenges.”