Danielle joined Ampersand Families team in 2018 after receiving her bachelor’s degree in sociology to pursue her passion for working with youth in the child welfare system. She believes that EVERY child deserves to have that SOMEONE, who they can trust and will love them unconditionally, in addition to, that SOMEWHERE they can feel safe, secure, and have a sense of belonging. Danielle has made a commitment to the youth and families that she serves, and she will continue to use her knowledge, experience, and skills to support and advocate for them. She holds a BA in Sociology and enjoys thrifting in her spare time.
The mission of Ampersand Families is to provide permanency and adoption services to older youth and families who face barriers to equity in child welfare, and to champion systemic changes that advance belonging, dignity and hope.