ABOUT Angalia Bianca

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Angalia Bianca, a former Chicago gang member who struggled with a 36 year long battle with heroin addiction during which time she spent over 12 years in prison for non violent crimes as a result of addiction and 20+ years homeless on the streets of Chicago. Bianca has changed her life around to a sober, law abiding productive tax paying citizen who works endless hours helping at-risk youth involved in high risk street activity. She has worked for the organization CeaseFire/Cure Violence since 2011 at the University of Illinois Chicago. She uses her own experience from her past lifestyle to mentor & deter young people from making the same mistakes she made. Bianca is also a Cure Violence National trainer on conflict mediation/resolution. Her story and her work have been featured on CNN, Chicago Tribune, Internet media outlets, Local news networks, The White House Office of the National Drug Control Policy, February 2014 issue of Rotary International magazine and several television talk shows. She speaks publicly on many issues for social change as well as her own inspiring life story & her recovery to becoming a community leader. She has found her purpose in life working with what she calls “Society’s forgotten population” Bianca has reunited with her family & 5 children after being estranged from them for over 16 years.


Contact: angaliabianca2u@yahoo.com


3 thoughts on “ABOUT Angalia Bianca

  1. Jennel Ericson

    Hi Angalina,

    I was excited to find your website. I work at a school in Dorchester, Ma with at risk inner city youth who all have emotional/behavioral disorders. Many of them are affiliated with gangs. What kind of programs// talks do you offer?
    Thank you so much for your time


    1. Hi. Thank you for reaching out to me. I tailor my presentations based on whom I am speaking with. You can contact me by my email angaliabianca2u @yahoo.com I would be more than happy to discuss this with you further as I have dedicated my life to at risk youth and young adults. You can google my full name to get a better insight of my experience of my own life and the work that I do now. Thanks again


  2. Bianca Eldorrado

    Wow, I didn’t know your testimony until reading about it on your website. I can relate to a lot of your story (gang involvement and drug addiction) and thank God I decided to turn my life around when I did. You are an inspiration to me and to many other young people and I will be forever grateful for the help you provided me in being able to help other at-risk youth here in Chicago. So glad I found you on LinkedIn so I could re-connect!


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