Chief Family and Youth Partnership Officer
An employee of the organization since 2004, Ebony leads all Family and Youth Partnership initiatives in addition to facilitating Cultural Competency training, Family Centered Practices, and Intensive Relative Searches for families. Ebony brings both professional and personal life experiences to her work as a mother who has worked through crisis with her own child that received mental health services. Prior to her role of Chief Family and Youth Partnership Officer, Ebony served as Family Partner Manager, Family Partner, and Family Specialist in the organization’s Wraparound Program.
Ever active in our community, Ebony is an instructor for UC Davis, Center for Family Focused Practice and serves on the UC Davis Parent Advisory Council, the Mental Health Service Act Steering Committee (MHSA), and other community initiatives. Ebony has been providing youth and family services for over 17 years and is a national speaker and consultant.
Ebony is passionate about ensuring family voice is integrated throughout services and families are equipped and empowered to be successful. She is a mother of four children and enjoys spending time with family and serving her community through a social justice and equity lens. Ebony also loves to travel and has been to over 30 countries.