Nance Klehm with Olga Bautista

Olga Bautista has dedicated her professional career and efforts to improving the lives of her community members. As one of the lead organizers for the Southeast Side Coalition to Ban Pet Coke Olga led the fight that forced state and local politicians including Attorney General Lisa Madigan’s Office, the City Council, and the Governor’s Office to address the pressing environmental issues in the 10th Ward.

She is strongly involved with her local school council, the Immigrant Defense Alliance, migrant education, crisis counseling and is a board member of the Southeast Environmental Taskforce (SETF). She is trained in Restorative Justice Conflict Resolution and DIY Balloon Mapping.