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Uplift Education - Community Advocacy Coordinator Resume Example

Aaliyah Griffin
Dallas, TX 75203
Professional Summary

Accomplished Community Advocacy Coordinator with a track record of success and to enabling everyone in her surroundings to succeed as well.  Resourceful and reliable with a mission to cultivate a sense of civic and social responsibility in people through servant leadership, civic education and collective impact. Areas of expertise include advocacy, education, and community outreach/organizing.

Community Advocacy Coordinator (Administrative Department) Sep 2012Present Uplift Education Dallas, TX
    Government Affairs
  • Lead government strategy and outreach to build strong relationships with key members and staff in  national, state and local governments
  • Collaborate with other advocacy groups and associations, the legislature, and TEA, as appropriate

Community Advocacy

  • Recruit and establish an organization of parent and community leaders to serve as advocates for education reform
  • Provide training for students and parents to become involved in local government, such as speaking at local events, city council, or parent meetings to engage and inform the community of education issues
  • Provide guidance to schools in establishing parent organizations to ensure meaningful and productive participation and support for the schools and parents.
  • Facilitate, as needed, building relationships among Hispanic or diverse communities within schools where language may be a barrier.

Community Advocay Coordinator (Development Department) Sep 2010Sep 2012 Uplift Education Dallas, TX Advocacy
  • Organize and mobilize members of the community to advocate for charter schools
  •  Interpret English advocacy materials into culturally relevant Spanish content for families
  • Create and foster strong relationships with stakeholders, legislators, community leaders, parent advocates, etc.

Community Outreach and Marketing

  •  Create and interpret network wide student recruitment marketing materials
  • Develop strategies to retain and recruit families
Organizer Feb 2010Jun 2010 America Speaks Dallas, TX
  • Create and implement outreach plan for Hispanic/youth participation in Town Hall meeting, Our budget, our economy
Intern Mar 2007May 2010 Oak Cliff Center for Community Studies Dallas, TX
  • Support College 101 series for parents and students
  • Support Executive Director with the creation and modification of presentations
Bachelor of Science: Education, EC-6 Bilingual Denton, TX University of North Texas Dec 2011
Associate of Arts: Education, EC-6 Dallas, TX Mountain View Community College May 2009
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Previous Companies:

  • Uplift Education
  • America Speaks
  • Oak Cliff Center for Community Studies

Previous Job Positions:

  • Community Advocacy Coordinator
  • Community Advocay Coordinator
  • Organizer
  • Intern


  • University of North Texas
  • Mountain View Community College

Level of Education:

  • Bachelor of Science
  • Associate of Arts

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