Ashley Michel Flores

Community Organizer, Education Campaign

2139779666

amichel@laane.org

Ashley is the Community Organizer for LAANE’s Public Education Campaign. For the campaign, Ashley also serves as an organizer with Reclaim Our Schools Los Angeles, a grassroots coalition of parents, educators, students, and community members of LAUSD that advocates for equity and investment in LA’s public schools. Ashley participated in Summer at LAANE prior to entering her full-time position, making her a homegrown community organizer. Ashley is also a recent UCLA alumna with a B.A. in Labor Studies and a minor in Chicanx/Central American Studies. She grew up in Fresno County before moving to the San Diego-Tijuana Border Region, where she was raised by a Domestic Worker single mother. She loves dogsitting her brother’s 6-year-old dachshund, Rex, and she hopes to visit every state in Mexico someday.