2020 Presenters

Dana Malone
Malone, Dana
Session #5

Dana Malone is a service-focused professional with a strong commitment to addressing the needs of New Mexico’s youth in high-risk situations. She has more than 20 years of dedicated service to the homeless population in general and has devoted the past 11 years specifically to addressing the diverse needs of homeless children and youth. Ms. Malone has directed youth emergency shelters, as well as transitional living programs, served on board of directors for homeless programs, and provided intensive case management services and now serves as the state coordinator for the education of homeless children and youth with the New Mexico Public Education Department, overseeing 153 homeless education programs throughout the state. Ms. Malone desires to modify systems so all of our kids can learn, succeed academically and achieve their dreams.