Born and raised in the windy city of Chicago, Ashley grew up on the city’s south side. Inspired by a campus group focused on highlighting the struggles and successes of first-generation and low-income college students, Ashley quickly developed a deep passion for fighting for social change and dismantling all systems of oppression. The first in her family to graduate from college with a B.A, in Media Studies from Pomona College, Ashley planted roots in Los Angeles, where she fell in love with Community Coalition’s mission to build a safer, stronger South LA. Ashley provides support to the Communications Team, where she gets her creative juices flowing crafting digital content.
Fun Fact: Ashley is the oldest out of three siblings, her younger siblings are 14 years old and 2 years old.