Danielle learned the power of community and education growing up in Southern California. As the Director of Organizing and Policy for LAUSD Board District 5, Danielle created and oversaw parent organizing and policy design initiatives within the board district that empowered parents and students to be collaborative decision makers around problems that impacted their school sites. After college, Danielle taught in the Navajo Nation. It was in New Mexico that Danielle realized how impactful community advocacy was to policy creation and change. Upon moving to Los Angeles, Danielle volunteered as an organizer, launching four educational equity campaigns to advocate for communities and policies that students can thrive in. Danielle currently serves as a board member on the Westlake South Neighborhood Council. Danielle holds a B.A. from Yale University and a Master of Public Policy from the University of Southern California.