The Goldin Institute is staffed by a diverse group of talented and committed individuals around the world working towards a common goal of creating real local and global change rooted in the power of communities determining their own futures.
Pamela Butts
Chicago Peace Fellow
New City

Pamela Denise Butts holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management and a Master of Arts degree in Education, Counseling and Human Services / Human Resource Development from Roosevelt University. Pamela is the Director of Non- Public Programs for Chicago Public Schools. Her job is to monitor all the federal funds for program services under Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) for the elementary and high schools in Chicago, Illinois which includes Catholic, Christian, Independent, Islamic, Jewish, Lutheran schools and Neglected residential sites. Pamela has also served on the Community Development Advisory Council for the city of Chicago since April 2017. Pamela is very active in community service and outreach. She has been a member of New Eclipse Church since age twelve.

Pamela also has served as director of New Eclipse Community Alliance 501c3 community outreach agency since 2013. Pamela is a true professional, visionary, motivator and team player with exceptional leadership, relationship building, communication and interpersonal skills. She is the oldest of seven children. Pamela is a proud and dedicated wife and mother. Pamela is a true advocate and encourager for all youth, the elderly and veterans; especially for those who seem to have “no voice,” the underrepresented and underserved.

"I prioritize building relationships with youth to minimize trauma and connecting community members with caregivers and support services."