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Meralis Hood

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City Year

Hood is a thought leader whose mission is to change the way we invest in the professionals who work with our young citizens every day. She’s an experienced educational executive who champions the restructuring of education and building dynamic internal and external relationships that lead to high-quality educational practices and community-based solutions. She has been successful in leading teams to create a climate of high achievement through a dedicated focus on partnering with key stakeholders, using data-informed decisions and prioritizing people development. As Market President for City Year, Hood drives impact and translates City Year’s strategic vision into strong operational systems that build community and efficiencies for City Year in multiple cities nationwide and at City Year headquarters. She is a member of City Year's Management Executive Committee and Operations Team leading the strategy for 10 of the 29 cities where City Year operates.

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