Yolanda leads several Street Law programs that work with vulnerable youth populations. She has more than 20 years of experience working with at-risk children and families in various capacities.
Prior to joining Street Law, Yolanda spent 12 years with the State of Maryland’s juvenile justice system serving youths in detention and community supervision. She also managed the daily operations of several probationary programs including juvenile drug court, gender specific programming, and school-related programs for youths on probation. Yolanda also brings many years of experience working with vocational education in Long Island, NY, for emotionally disturbed and behaviorally challenged youths.
Yolanda has a certification in mediation and holds a Bachelor’s of Science in Pedology (Children’s Behavior & Development) from Bowie State University, as well as a Master’s of Science in Organizational Leadership from Nyack College in the District of Columbia.