About Us

WHAT IS LEAF?

LEAF is a non-profit organization established in 2016 with the mission to provide Latino parents with the information, knowledge, and skills needed to navigate their local educational systems.

We coach first-generation Latino parents and students, empowering parents to create a home atmosphere that solidifies their children’s academic and career paths.

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Vision

To be the most effective organization in educating and empowering Latino parents to advocate for quality education for their children.

Mission

Provide Latino Spanish speaking parents resources to navigate the local school system to achieve academic success.

LEAF implements its Family Academic Engagement (sm) approach to develop a lifelong academic success for Latino families.

Core Values

Honesty

Authentic, sincere, and candid, in all our daily interactions

Respect

Hold all partners to the same high-esteem with empathy

Integrity

Hold ourselves accountable to accomplish what we say we’re going to do

Quality

Strive for excellence, and provide a high standard of service

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Dinorah Olmos

LEAF’s executive director, Dinorah Olmos, has worked with schools, parents, and communities from across the United States, Mexico and Colombia. She has more than 30 years of experience providing information, and equipping parents and students with knowledge, skills, and confidence to acquire academic success.

Dinorah comes from the prestigious Johns Hopkins University, Center for Talented Youth (CTY), where she was an Assistant Director of Admissions for gifted students recruited from around the world.

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FOUNDING PRESIDENT & CEO

Board of Directors

Professionals with more than 100 years of experience combined

Dinorah Olmos

FOUNDING PRESIDENT & CEO
 

Lea Ybarra, PhD.

VICE PRESIDENT

Javier von Westphalen

TREASURER

Lizette Olmos Godfrey

SECRETARY

Please make checks payable to: Latino Education Advancement Fund, and mail them to 1122 Kenilworth Drive, Suite 201, Towson, MD 21204.

For more Information call 559-250-0256 or contact@leafedu.org

“Latino Education Advancement Fund “(LEAF)” is a Maryland nonprofit corporation operating through a fiscal sponsorship with Players Philanthropy Fund (Federal Tax ID: 27-6601178), a Maryland not-for-profit charitable trust with federal tax-exempt status from the IRS as a public charity under Section 501(c)(3). Contributions to LEAF are tax-deductible to the fullest extent of the law.”