Yvonne Kelly, MSW, RSW
Co-Chair, Social Planning Council of York Region
Chair of Social Planning Network of Ontario
Community and Partnership Developer, York Region District School Board
Co-Lead, KNSWB, Community of Practice on Equity and Inclusion for Low-Income Students/Families
Yvonne is a Community and Partnership Developer with the Inclusive School and Community Services Department of the York Region District School Board. Yvonne has 25 years of experience in community development, social justice, advocacy and equity work, largely in school based settings. She is currently a Co-Chair of the Social Planning Council of York Region, the Chair of the Social Planning Network of Ontario (SPNO) and Lead for the SPNO’s CoP on Equity and Inclusion for Low-Income Students and Families. Throughout her career, Yvonne has participated on the steering committees of several organizations and grassroots coalitions advocating for adequate income, equity and fairness for all. Yvonne is passionate about social justice and is committed to working across the spectrum of networks and groups and bringing people together to find common purpose.