©Lynn Renee Photography

©Lynn Renee Photography

“When you make others laugh they want to spend time and make memories with you. Don’t be afraid to embarrass yourself. You will come off as down to earth, easy going and loyal.”

Greishen Rodriguez

Child Welfare Program Assistant

(800) 805-2505, ext. 4


Greishen L. Rodriguez is the Child Welfare Program Assistant at Be Strong Families. She is currently working towards her Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology at Northeastern Illinois University. She began her career inspiring others by sharing her life story growing up in the child welfare system. She uses this extensive knowledge and experiences to educate and empower others. 

Greishen quickly understood the importance of preparation, hard work, and flexibility.  She applies these values to the organization by being a team player, prepping for events efficiently, facilitating workshops and practicing inquiry-based learning. She continues to advocate for family reunification and more importantly is a role model for youth and young adults.

Greishen is the second oldest out of 9 siblings. She lives in the Humboldt Park community in Chicago.