Ashley Jimenez (she/her) has been a social worker in Philadelphia for over a decade. Her primary area of focus during that time has been medical and homeless/housing case management. She has worked with a wide range of populations, including the formerly incarcerated and their families. Ashley currently acts as the Director of Case Management/Social Services for Center for Hope, a city funded shelter serving single adult men and women experiencing homelessness. In her position Ashley is responsible for all programmatic endeavors, staff training and oversight, and ensuring all compliance for her department.
Ashley is an active member of Philadelphia Neighborhood Networks, Malcolm X Grassroots Movement-Philadelphia Chapter, and the Philadelphia Home and School Council. In the area of advocacy Ashley has prioritized the issue of justice, working on campaigns such as Defund the Police and opt-out testing in schools. She has worked on political education initiatives and consistently participates in parent organizing endeavors. Ashley is a wife and the mother of four boys, and currently resides in the Germantown area of Philadelphia.