Senior Director, Child Poverty Action Lab (CPAL)
CUSP Network Partner
Ashley Flores is a Senior Director at the Child Poverty Action Lab (CPAL), a nonprofit organization committed to cutting child poverty in Dallas in half within 20 years.
In her role, Ashley leads transformative, systems-level projects to ensure that all families have access to housing that is healthy and safe, affordable, stable, and in a thriving community. Prior to CPAL, Ashley was an education strategist at global architecture firm HKS where she worked to elevate the importance of the built environment for K-12 district and higher education clients. She also served as the Director of Planning and Special Projects at the Dallas Independent School District, championing and operationalizing the district’s work in innovative school design and personalized learning as well as low-performing school turnaround. Ashley earned degrees in business administration and liberal arts from The University of Texas at Austin and in education policy and management from the Harvard Graduate School of Education.