Director of YouthSource & Education Department
Ana Aguirre joined Youth Policy Institute in 2008 as a Parent Facilitator under the Carol M. White Physical Education grant. In January 2013 Ana Aguirre joined the YouthSource & Education Department as the Program Manager, where she oversees the operation of the Northeast San Fernando Valley YouthSource Center and programming centered on re-engagement, workforce development, academic support, leadership development, case management, enrichment, and supportive services for opportunity youth, ages 15-24.
Ana Aguirre moved into the position of Assistant Director in September 2013, where she supported the expansion of the department to 2 additional youth centers in East Hollywood & Pico-Union. Each center offers programming to out-of-school youth, foster youth, court-involved youth, pregnant & parenting teens, and youth in need of academic and supportive services.
As the Director for the YouthSource and Education Department, Ana Aguirre oversees all department programs and three youth centers and a team of 50 staff responsible for providing services to over 1,000 youth annually throughout Los Angeles County.
Ana Aguirre attended Stanford University and received a BA in International Relations and Spanish. She is currently working on her Master’s in Public Administration at the University of Southern California.