- Youth Justice Policy Director
- Youth Justice
- 410-547-9200 or 202-321-3241 (preferred)
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.
Description of Wins: Establishment of the Juvenile Justice Reform Council and raising the minimum age of detainment
Topics Currently Covered: Crime and violence prevention, community alternatives, youth engagement, community development, family and community engagement, policing, school- to-prison pipeline, alternatives to school discipline, restorative justice/ restorative practices, alternatives to arrest and incarceration, reentry and the juvenile justice system.
Coalitions: Maryland Youth Justice Coalition, JDAI and Thriving Youth (formerly Juvenile Recidivism)- Baltimore City
Education: Master of Political Science from Florida A &M University and Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Fort Valley State University.
Preferred Way of Contact: email