2nd Vice President and Political Action Committee Chair
Chicago Westside Branch NAACP
Remel Terry- Social Commentator and Influencer, Community Liaison, and Learning and Development Professional
Remel Terry is a Community leader and advocate who hails from Chicago's Westside. She has dedicated her life's work to the advancement of the Black community and its youth. Remel's commitment to eradicating racial disparities is a direct result of her upbringing and tightly knit village. At her core, Remel embodies the phrase, we need not wait to see what others do.
From an early age, she immersed herself into community sustainability efforts and has worked with groups such as the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), Anti Defamation League (ADL) and Black Lives Matter on issues related to social justice, police misconduct and accountability. Remel has also partnered with various grassroots organizations on addressing issues of inequity in legislation and enforcement, economic advancement, education, criminal justice, health, affordable housing and political action.
Remel is well respected in her field and has a vested interest in helping Chicago residents revitalize their neighborhoods and realize the goal of social, political and financial equity.
Remel has been recognized by the Fred Hampton Scholarship Fund for her leadership. She is a voice for the voiceless and collaborates with community residents, non-profit organizations and elected officials on a routine basis. Remel's passion fuels her to be a servant leader and she has a reputation for always operating with excellence and integrity.
Today, Remel serves as the 2nd Vice President and Political Action Committee Chair for the Chicago Westside Branch NAACP and the Parent Coordinator for 360 Nation. She is also an advisory council member for the Civilian Office of Police Accountability (COPA) and served on the Good Governance Transition Committee for Mayor Lori Lightfoot's administration. Remel received her B.S in Aviation Administration with a Minor in Business from Lewis University.