Director of Communications and
Peoria Public Schools
Occupation: Haleemah Na’Allah, director of communications and community engagement for Peoria Public Schools, is in charge of all aspects of media relations for the school district. She organizes, oversees or produces content for the district’s website, each schools’ website and the district’s social media, marketing and advertising, along with other duties.
Community Involvement: She volunteers for Big Brothers Big Sisters and Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of the Tenth Judicial Circuit.
Education: Bachelor of arts, political science, Bradley University
Three things she’s passionate about: Educational equity, criminal justice, and letting Black kids be kids
Three favorite hobbies: Reading, bike riding and board games or puzzles
Career influence or inspiration: “My mom, Dr. Rahmat Na’Allah, and every Black woman who has paved the way for me.”
Inspirational quote: “Service to others is the rent you pay for your room here on earth.” Muhammad Ali
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