Yuri Alston serves as the Family Engagement Manager. Prior to working with Ready, Ready, Yuri worked throughout Durham and Orange County. Her focus has been around early childhood education, advocacy for parents and students in the public school system, and establishing community relationships. Yuri has worked in the human services industry field for over a decade. In her previous roles, Yuri has worked alongside parents to foster their children’s educational outcomes. Yuri is a patron for social justice inequities and actively uses her roles to support the BIPOC community.
Yuri obtained her BA in Arts from UNC-Greensboro. She is currently attending UNC-Chapel Hill to obtain her Master’s in Social Work and will be graduating in May of 2022.