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Kayla Turner

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Digital Marketing Coordinator

Kayla joins Understood from the New York City Charter School Center where she served as the Marketing and Communications Manager, working to support the nonprofit’s public outreach and messaging through coordinating program marketing, media campaigns and special events. She has 7 years of digital marketing experience, including website management and social media engagement. Kayla also spent four years as the Digital News Editor for The Maritime Executive magazine.

She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Journalism and Mass Communications, with a specialized focus in Public Relations from Florida International University. A South Florida native, Kayla currently resides in Harlem, serves as a mentor through Big Brothers Big Sisters of NYC, and enjoys traveling and the beach.

From the policy blog

Working Together For Education Funding #MakesSense

Written by Griffin Stein | 6 days ago

On Wednesday, July 18th, I joined the Committee for Education Funding (CEF) coalition on Capitol Hill to advocate for greater federal investment in education. Representing NCLD, I met with staffers and other coalition members, from as far away as Colorado and Texas, in support of the #5CentsMakesSense campaign, which calls for increased funding from a … Continue reading Working Together For Education Funding #MakesSense

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