Public Policy alumna Veronica Melvin has been named president and CEO of LA’s Promise, a nonprofit organization focusing on education, health and social outcomes for young people in South Los Angeles.
Melvin, who most recently served as chief operating officer of Communities for Teaching Excellence in Los Angeles, begins her new post this month. Previously, she served as executive director of the Alliance for a Better Community (ABC) for many years.
“I look forward to working with parents, teachers and community partners to ensure that every child in LA’s Promise neighborhood is college ready, healthy and successful in life.” said Melvin, a 2001 graduate of the UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs Master of Public Policy (MPP) program.
Read press release  about Melvin and LA’s Promise.