Ethan Charles Ashley

2015 Fellow

Ethan Charles Ashley worked as a staff attorney and project director at the Juvenile Justice Project of Louisiana. For almost two years, Ethan worked as the New Orleans City Director for the Black Alliance for Educational Options. In September of 2014, Ethan joined the Urban League of Greater New Orleans as the Director of Community Engagement. As Director of Community Engagement, Ethan leads an educational community program called Urban Leaders for Equity and Diversity (ULEAD), a juvenile alternative to detention program called Community Coaching, the Katrina 10 working groups, and various speaking and civil engagement activities. With regard to service, Ethan is a current board member of Youth Run NOLA and the Louis A.Martinet Legal Society. Ethan also directs a voluntary literacy program at the Youth Study Center. Ethan is a member of Franklin Avenue Baptist Church and is a strong advocate for youth justice, civil rights, and servant leadership.