One on One Podcast: Ashley Biden

May 12 21:12 2018 Print This Article

Ashley Blazer Biden is currently the Executive Director of the Delaware Center for Justice, Inc. a non-profit agency that provides an extensive range of programs and services, public education, research and advocacy for youth and adults impacted by the criminal justice system, including perpetrators of crime, victims of crime, and at-risk youth. Prior to becoming the executive director in 2014, Ashley was the associate executive director of DCJ for two years; overseeing all direct service programs. Ashley spent 5 years as an Education & Career Development Liaison for the Delaware Department of Services for Children, Youth, and Their Families and worked at West End Neighborhood House in Wilmington, Delaware as an employment and education case manager for youth aging out of foster care. After graduation from college, Ashley spent five years working as clinical support staff for Northwestern Human Services: Children’s Reach Mental Health Clinic in Philadelphia. Ashley graduated from Tulane University with a BA in Cultural Anthropology and received her Master’s in Social Work from the University of Pennsylvania School of Social Policy & Practice receiving the John Hope Franklin Combating American Racism Award from the Black Men at Penn. Ashley started a social enterprise called Livelihood Inc., in 2016 + launched in 2017 with Gilt focused on innovative solutions to economic injustice.

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