Joli Angel Robinson is currently the President/CEO of Housing Forward, where she amplifies the conversation around housing and homelessness and supports the homelessness ecosystem in Dallas and Collin Counties. Previously she served as the VP of Government Affairs & Public Policy at Dallas Area Habitat for Humanity where she advocated for affordable housing throughout Dallas and Kaufman Counties. Prior to her time at Dallas Area Habitat, she managed The Office of Community Affairs and the Youth Outreach Unit at the Dallas Police Department. Alongside her team, she was an integral part of furthering the mission of the Dallas Police Department by seeking to establish a proactive, continuous, and positive relationship with the Dallas community.
Joli holds a Masters Degree in Communications specializing in Organizational Communication Management and a Bachelors of Art and Science in Sociology and Communication, both from Dallas Baptist University. Joli previously served in a volunteer capacity as a Co-Chair for the local Truth, Racial Healing, & Transformation organization in Dallas and as a Court-Appointed Special Advocate with Dallas CASA. Currently, she serves on the board of the North Texas LGBT Chamber of Commerce Board.