Sylvia Ewing , Deputy Director
Sylvia Ewing is the Deputy Director of INCS.
has worked for social change in the non-profit sphere for nearly three decades.
Ewing worked for entities as varied as the Center for Neighborhood Technology, where she worked over the years as a leader of sustainable development and industry transformation in an EPA-funded program to create "greener " dry cleaners, as well as led the communications and public education efforts for the Community Energy Cooperative and I-Go car sharing.
She is the former Education Director of Illinois NARAL's Education Fund.
Sylvia held a number of positions at Access Living, a center for disability rights, including Housing Coordinator where she led the development of an affordable accessible cooperative housing for low-income people with disabilities and able-bodied families, as well as acting as an expert on the Americans with Disabilities Act.
has also worked on both sides of the microphone, helping nonprofits communicate effectively and covering issues on radio, television, in print and online.
She is an award-winning journalist who has worked as a producer and reporter for Chicago Public Radio, WTTW Chicago's public TV station and other outlets.
returned to INCS as Deputy Director in Sept 2008.
Sylvia was most recently the Director of Steppenwolf Theatre Company's Traffic arts series and the Director of their Public Square civic engagement program for the 2007-2008 season.
briefly worked at INCS in 2007 as a Senior Staff person and Director of Communications.