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Dallas Afterschool names Director of Advocacy

Written by Mindia Whittier

The organization makes afterschool care better with attention to safety, quality, access and equity.

Dallas Afterschool, a nonprofit that works to level the playing field for children of all races and economic backgrounds by supporting afterschool and summer programs, has added a new Director of Advocacy.

Yanela Montoya assumes the role after serving as Special Assistant to the CEO and Stewardship Manager at Texas 2036. She holds a master’s degree in Education Policy and Management from Harvard’s Graduate School of Education. Previously, Montoya spent five years in the classroom as an early childhood educator with Teach For America.

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