“We’ve had a shift in strategy! Instead of wasting resources, we are going forward. We cannot allow business as usual. Because of relentless resident volunteers, I continue to fight for our community! I am so proud and thankful for the people who continue to work hard for change."
- Justina Winfrey
We ASSERT our human rights for each resident to have access to healthy water, food and clean air.
We ADVOCATE for Fair Opportunities for all residents.
We WILL decrease the rate of recidivism.
We WILL increase Resident owned businesses.
We MUST ensure, No more business as usual!
We MUST hold ourselves accountable!
Addressing lead in residential water by working collaboratively across ward boundaries for larger scale solutions to environmental issues, impacting resident health. Advocating for senior citizens to have adequate, safe transportation, clean and safe neighborhoods.
Immediate CPS School Reform and Accountability. Alternatives to traditional education. Effective Homeschool Resource Support for parents. CPS Elected School Boards, not appointed.
Working to eliminate Human Sex Trafficking and abduction.
Elimination of Red light and Speed Camera traps.
Advocating for an investigation of City of Chicago Land Records and audit of Cook County Tax Assessments.
Advocating for Court reform and Criminal Justice System Accountability, through the CPAC.
Justina Winfrey, is a burst of positive energy, with a passion for community. Her name originates, from the foundation of “Justice." Raised on the west side of Chicago, in the Austin community, 28th ward. Her roots are grounded in the deep south of Kosciusko, Mississippi and the Caribbean island of San Juan, Puerto Rico. Justina is the founder of Computer Advancement Bilingual Education (C.A.B.E.), servicing families across the Chicago area, through life skills based, educational training's and workshops.
She partnered with several CPS schools to develop an effective stakeholder structure, while delivering innovative technology training's and community forums in bilingual education. C.A.B.E. is built around the concept: “To Fit, To Be Possible”. C.A.B.E., is a green and sustainable organization. Justina, is also, a founding member of the National Black Agenda Consortium (NBAC) and believes, strong community partnerships are an integral component toward the positive development of our environment. Having partnered with a Chicago based Legal Clinic (Resistance Legal Clinic), Justina also focuses on developing programs for families, geared toward revitalizing communities most impacted by foreclosures.
She continues her work with J.L. Winfrey Consulting, as the Principal Consultant for various research projects, business and not-for-profit development. J.L. Winfrey Consulting’s mantra, “UNITE. CREATE. SUSTAIN” and “Bringing your ideas to life”, is an affirmation of her professional experience. She has more than fifteen combined years of experience in community, government and corporate relations, project management and not-for-profit organizational management. More than ten years of experience in Press and Media Relations. Additionally, eight years of experience in sales/marketing and event management.
Justina is a Political Scientist, presently pursuing post baccalaureate degrees. A former Quinn Fellow and Chicago-Kent College of Law Pre-Law Undergraduate Scholar. Justina is a decorated scholar and alumni of Chicago State University's highly respected political science program. She is a community leader, with active roles on several action committees.