Gabriel Charles Tyler is the Assistant Director of Communications at the Center for Community Investment. He brings several years of experience in generating media and public interest through the development of brand identity, digital campaigns, and compelling storytelling. Prior to joining the Center, Gabriel was a Marketing Associate at Metropolitan Planning Council, a Chicago-based planning and policy organization. He previously served as the Assistant Editor of The New York Times Upfront, a high school newsmagazine co-published by Scholastic and The New York Times. He has also acted as a creative broker and content strategist through longstanding partnerships with several cultural organizations and academic institutions. Gabriel has committed his life to advocating for racial equity and social justice. He is a proud alumnus of Chicago United for Equity’s inaugural class of Equity Fellows. Gabriel has a B.A. in Communications from DePaul University and a M.S. in Journalism from Columbia University. His preferred pronouns are he/him/his.