David Gonzalez

2020 Chicago Peace Fellow
Executive Director, Port Ministries

David Hommy Gonzalez is executive director of Port Ministries, located in Chicago’s Back of the Yards neighborhood. Before that, he was program director for AS220, a non-profit arts organization in Providence, RI, that worked with adjudicated young people. He likes comics and Hip-Hop. Port Ministries is always trying to create out-of-the-box projects that engage the entire community. In addition to ongoing programs and services, Port Ministries hosts various unique community projects that aim to educate, inspire, engage and empower participants of all ages.