Neal Sáles-Griffin is an entrapreneur, teacher, and an educational leader born and raised in the Chicago South Side.
Mr. Griffin is the current CEO of CodeNow, a national nonprofit teaching young people how to code in order to solve problems and become creators of their own future. Professor at Nortwhestern, University of Chicago Booth, and teacher for the Chicago Public Schools empowering high schoolers with skills from software development to business creation basics in the tech field, Mr. Sáles-Griffin is a 30yo running as a Chicago mayor candidate as an outsider, but one who comes from the community in times where being a poilitical outsider means coming from the entertainment field. You can read more about his projects, resumé and platform, by visiting nealformayor.com.
"There's no them, there's no media, there's no government. It's up to us. I just realized I can't complain about anyhthing, because I'm aware of the problem now."
— Neal Sàles-Griffin
Photo: Andrew A. Nelles