This letter is simply to highlight a terrific individual in our community who happens to be running for the District 200 school board, Kebreab Henry.

Not only is he a close friend of mine, I’ve seen firsthand his commitment to the community around him and the youth of our next generation. With three kids of his own, Kebreab is a caring husband and devoted father. His passion and knowledge for equity goes far beyond his household by pouring into education, health-care disparities, and equal opportunity. With a child of his own having gone through OPRF, enrolled in honor and advanced classes, he has a firsthand look at the opportunities within our high school.

A project manager by background, he believes in taking a holistic approach to every situation, establishing milestones and measures for accountability and successful outcomes.

I’d like to encourage my fellow Oak Parkers to vote for Kebreab Henry for the District 200 Board of Education.

Jerremy Howell, Oak Park

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