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Ashley DeVaughn
Youth Justice Policy Director

Ashley is a passionate and dedicated urban educator with experience in both community engagement and policy work with expertise with the school-to-prison pipeline and at risk youth.  Most recently, Ashley comes to Advocates for Children and Youth as a former Restorative Justice Coordinator with District of Columbia Public Schools.

Also formerly working as a Title 1 School Improvement Specialist with the Maryland Department of Education, Family and Community Engagement Specialist at Baltimore City Public Schools, and Political Science Adjunct Professor at Baltimore City Community College. Earning a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Fort Valley State University and Master of Political Science from Florida A &M University.

As a former collegiate athlete, Ashley is a sports enthusiast that loves coaching girls’ basketball as well as playing and watching all sports.