Ashley Blakeney is a graduate of the University of Southern California with a degree in Creative Writing and Photography and a graduate of UCLArts & Healing Social Emotional Arts Certificate program. Ashley holds a passion for encouraging youth to find their voice through various art mediums and finding avenues to incorporate arts healing into everyday life. Currently, Ashley is a Program Manager for Pablove Shutterbugs - The Pablove Foundation's quality of life program that teaches children and teens living with cancer to develop their creative voice through the art of photography.
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