AMPT Chicago Introduces New Executive Director

Pilsen’s ángela munguía selected to lead capacity-building support organization

Lawndale News Chicago's Bilingual Newspaper - BusinessAMPT: Advancing Nonprofits (AMPT) announces ángela munguía as its first executive director, effective June 29. AMPT is a new, Chicago-based initiative that provides capacity-building support to sustain and grow small to mid-size nonprofits on Chicago’s South and West Sides, with an emphasis on those led by Black and Brown people. By providing technical assistance, training programs, grants and more, AMPT will strengthen the organizational health of community-based groups so that they can meet their mission and serve their communities.

AMPT hired its first executive director after conducting a six-month national search, led by The Morten Group.  With over 15 years of experience in nonprofit management, munguía has a passion for social justice, racial equity and community development – specifically, for Black and Brown communities. She was chief dream director for The Future Project, where she handled organizational and fundraising strategies, diversity and inclusion initiatives, and staff development. Currently, munguía is a board member of the Chicago Freedom School where she sustains systems and structures to strengthen organization capacity. Her prior experience includes tenures with City Year Chicago and Mikva Challenge, and assignments that include policy development focused on educational equity for historically marginalized identities within the Chicago Public Schools, cultural competency training, policies and program design, and youth and adult training programs.

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