Molly has a master’s degree in Social Work (MSW) and 26 years of experience supporting children and families facing challenging life circumstances. She has worked directly with families, supervised teams of social workers, directed programs, led community organizing efforts and advocated for state policy improvements. Throughout her career, she has studied how systems—from foster care and K-12 schools, to mental health and child welfare—interact with the children and families they are intended to serve. She is committed to learning from and listening to families to inform ELM’s work, every day.
What is your biggest hope for kids in Multnomah County?
“That they know they belong here and are respected members of the world and of Multnomah County.”
Ask Molly about: Early Learning Community Meetings, Parent Accountability Council, Regional Hub/CCO meetings, knitting, and bike commuting in the rain.