Andrew Greenia

Baltimore, Maryland, United States

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Loyola University Chicago: BA in Sociology, 2013

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Andrew Greenia is an educator, organizer, and facilitator striving to ignite social and political change by building the capacity of leaders through instruction, training, and coaching. He currently serves as a Consultant at Promise54, a national education consulting firm focusing on diversity, inclusion, and equity that supports adults to thrive so that they can do their best work for students.
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Graduate Assistant, Center for Education Policy Research – Cambridge, MA August 2013
– present
● Manage relationships with 20 Strategic Data Project Fellows and their host state education
departments and nonprofit organizations with Quickbase and Slideroom databases
● Develop outreach strategies from states’ proposed objectives for Every Student Succeeds Act
● Inform efforts of OneCEPR, a group aimed at developing institutionalized initiatives (e.g. DEI
Staff Trainings) to create a more inclusive culture and inform CEPR’s 2018-2023 Strategic Plan
Instructor, University of Maryland – College Park, MD May 2016 – July
2017
● Facilitated a 9-week course on race with the Words of Engagement Intergroup Dialogue Program
● Cultivated an environment for undergraduate students to engage in dialogue across difference,
share race-related experiences, listen to others, and identify areas for personal growth
● Managed students’ progress by grading and providing feedback on reflection assignments
● Evaluated students’ development using a final project where an inhibiting personal belief is
interrogated by identifying its origins, challenges, and implications
Program Coordinator, Jesuit Volunteer Corps - Baltimore, MD August 2015 – December
2016
● Supervised 20 full-time volunteers and managed partnerships with 40 nonprofit agencies and
local universities in Atlanta, GA; Newark, NJ; Brooklyn, NY; Harlem, NY; and Nashville, TN
● Developed training resources for 250 domestic volunteers to engage in cross-cultural learning
● Managed the search and selection process of 80 incoming volunteers and nonprofit agencies
● Evaluated the budgets allotted to each community of volunteers totaling $30,000 per year
● Co-led the Racial Justice Task Force to advance anti-racist initiatives such as hiring a Director
of Equity, executing an organizational audit, and facilitating racial affinity groups
Organizer, Metropolitan Organizing Strategy Enabling Strength – Detroit, MI July 2014 – July
2015
● Conducted 10 meetings per week to gauge residents’ needs and learn of past efforts
● Managed relationships with 50 faith leaders to connect local efforts to national campaigns
● Created an Education Taskforce to advocate at Michigan’s state capitol for community schools
● Organized community meetings to engage residents in statewide charter school accountability
● Coordinated three 15-person ‘Get Out The Vote’ canvassing teams to boost voter engagement

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Gap Year, Loyola Coalition for the Homeless, Theta Alpha Kappa: Loyola University Chicago's Chapter of the Theology and Religious Studies, Residence Assistant, Showing Up for Racial Justice (SURJ), Advocacy, Maroon & Gold Society, Civic Engagement, Community Building, Social Justice, Social Change, Community Organizer, Sociology Major