Jonny Yao (Former Staff) Director of Digital Strategy

Jonny Yao is the Director of Digital Strategy at First Focus. Leading messaging in digital campaigns, his primary responsibilities revolve around engaging audiences through online media: whether that involves social media, email communications, or web content. He also manages the creative strategy for First Focus, which includes graphic design, photography, and video production.

Prior to joining the organization, Jonny focused on running digital ad campaigns and email marketing as the digital communications manager at Families USA. In addition to his communications experience, Jonny served as an AmeriCorps member with City Year Boston, an education-focused nonprofit organization placing AmeriCorps members in schools to serve as tutors, mentors, and role models for Boston students in need of additional individualized support.

Jonny holds a B.A. in Film from Vassar College.

Resources by Jonny Yao

Fact Sheet: The Public Charge Rule Harms Children (Updated)

| February 6, 2020 |

The strength of our country’s economic future is dependent on the wellbeing of our children, who make up our future workforce and tax base.

#ChildrensWeek2019 Podlet: An Interview with Helen Blank

| June 13, 2019 |

This year to highlight issues in advocacy for early education, our Averi Pakulis and Karen Howard sat down with Helen Blank, who has been

Child Poverty Action Group Launches End Child Poverty U.S. Campaign

| February 28, 2019 |

Setting a Child Poverty Target is the Way Forward to Ending the Crisis Washington, DC: Today, the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine

Statement: Attempt to Erase the Affordable Care Act Jeopardizes The Health of Children

| December 15, 2018 |

Statement of Bruce Lesley, president of First Focus on Children, regarding the federal district court ruling in Texas v. Azar declaring the Affordable Care

The March for Our Lives: Not a Moment, A Movement

| March 26, 2018 |

This is part one of our series on the March for Our Lives. Stay tuned for part two. This weekend, more than 500,000 people