Ethan Ashley is the Director of Community Engagement for the Urban League of Greater New Orleans. As Director of Community Engagement, Ethan leads our community and partnership based work in education, criminal justice, and civic engagement. With regard to service, Ethan is a current board member of Youth Run NOLA, a local non-profit organization focused on empowering underserved youth through running. Ethan is an advisory board member for Bard Early College New Orleans, a rigorous, credit-bearing, tuition-free college course of study in the liberal arts and sciences available to junior and senior level students. Ethan is on the board of the Louis A. Martinet Legal Society, a voluntary bar association whose mission is to balance justice and effect change. Ethan also directs a voluntary literacy program at the Youth Study Center in New Orleans. He is a proud member and mentor of Son of a Saint, a non-profit focused on enhancing the lives of fatherless young males. Ethan is also a proud member of Kappa Alpha Psi, Fraternity, Inc., as well as Franklin Ave. Baptist Church in New Orleans. Ethan is a strong advocate for youth justice, civil rights, and servant leadership.