"Eight Forty-Eight" kicked off Martin Luther King, Jr. Day celebrations a little early this year by giving a nod to the everyday heroes among us. Rosazlia Grillier lives in Englewood on the South Side; she was recently named an Allstate Give Back Day Hero. She’s one of four Allstate Heros and the only pick from Chicago.
Not that long ago, Griller wouldn’t have considered herself much of a hero. But a turning point came when she went to a meeting of COFI – the Community Organizing and Family Issues group.
Allstate Give Back Day 2011
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