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Noel Green

UChicago Obama Scholars 2022-2023

Role

Student & Change Agent, Southside Health Advocacy Resource Partnership (S.H.A.R.P.)

Location

CHICAGO, ILLINOIS

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Biography

Noel Green is Chair of Southside Health Advocacy Resource Partnership (S.H.A.R.P.), an institution that seeks to end HIV and liberate the economic, physical, and emotional health of communities in the South Side of Chicago. Since 2016, Noel has developed interventions that foster re-engagement into primary care for HIV positive youth; economic justice for Black queer public health workers, cross-city collaborations for homeless queer youth, and efficacious community-level, public health interventions. Noel’s community work now focuses on ending the school to prison pipeline and preventing recidivism for Black men and boys in Chicago through emotional and economic empowerment.

Noel is pursuing a master’s degree in clinical social work from the University of Chicago’s Crown Family School of Social Work, Policy, and Practice.