National Campaign Director, Parent Nationyolie@bsd.uchicago.edu
Yolie Flores joined the TMW Center in 2021. As National Campaign Director of Building a Parent Nation, Yolie leads strategic efforts to mobilize parents, caregivers and allies in fighting for a society that better supports parents.
Previously, Yolie served as Chief Learning Officer at the Campaign for Grade Level Reading. Across three decades working on behalf of children and families in Los Angeles, she served on the Los Angeles Board of Education, was CEO of the L.A. County Children’s Planning Council, and Director of Child Care Policy and Planning for the City of Los Angeles. Yolie’s 30-year career advancing the well-being of children and families has earned her the distinction of, twice, being named Social Worker of the Year. In 2017 Yolie was a candidate for Congress in the 34th Congressional District.