Angela Dorn, J.D., assumed the role of Chief Operating Officer and General Counsel at Youth INC in August 2018. Angela joined Youth INC from Achieving the Dream, a national nonprofit, that is dedicated to expanding access to the nation’s community colleges. As COO at Achieving the Dream, Angela was involved in the implementation of the organization’s strategic plan, and helped to strengthen the organization’s operational core. Prior to that, Angela served as Founding Member, Chief Legal Officer and Chief Operating Officer of Single Stop USA, a national non-profit that has helped over one million low-income households avoid or move out of poverty. In her position at Single Stop, Angela managed a budget of $25 million+, helped the organization expand into 4 states, and grow from three employees to over 60. She was intimately involved in developing and driving Single Stop’s strategic plan and helped to sustain relationships with Philanthropic and Programmatic partners.
Prior to taking Single Stop national, Angela was a Managing Director and General Counsel for an asset management company; prior to that she worked as a lawyer at one of the largest law firms in Chicago, Illinois.
Angela was recognized by Essence magazine in August 2015 as a “Woman to Watch,” and by Time as an “American Voice.” She is a co-founder of BlackHer, a website dedicated to black women’s political, economic and personal engagement; a contributor to national publications, and serves on a number of boards, including the national board of directors of Public Allies and the NAACP Foundation.