Marjorie Moore is the Chief of Asian American Affairs for the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services. As the Chief of Asian American Affairs, she advises the Office of Affirmative Action, Deputy Director, and the Director on matters regarding service delivery to Asian and Pacific Islander-American (API) staff, clients, and provider agencies. The Chief of Asian and Pacific Islander-American Services also evaluates DCFS policies and procedures to ensure that they are culturally sensitive. She facilitates the development and implementation of long-term strategic goals which maximize services to DCFS API clients, agencies, and staff and make recommendations about how to remedy issues which adversely impact the API community.
Marjorie has been a public servant in the state of Illinois for 15 years. Prior to her role as the Chief of Asian American Affairs, she served as an attorney for the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services. She practiced in the areas of Child Protection, Juvenile Delinquency and Administrative Law where she gained her expertise in abuse and neglect and child protection.
Before entering the public sector, she was an attorney in private practice in the area of Marriage and Divorce, Probate and Guardianship and Business Law.
Marjorie received her Bachelor’s degree in Sociology from the University of Illinois in Champaign/Urbana. She received her Juris Doctorate from the University of Nebraska in Lincoln.
Marjorie also serves as an Executive Board Member on the Julian Grace Foundation where she participates in making grants to non-profits that meet the Julian and Grace Foundation mission.