Speaker Profile

Amanda Chavez Barnes

Amanda Chávez Barnes is a Southern Chicanx organizer, sci-fi lover, twin mama, and tech nerd. Fiercely committed to the principles of Child Honoring, Amanda has worked to honor the next generations as a K-12 educator and teacher trainer, and as an organizer for human rights, racial justice, and youth liberation. Amanda currently serves as Digital & Data Director at Mijente, a national organizing hub for Latinx and Chicanx movement building. Prior to joining staff at Mijente, Amanda served as Deputy Director & National Membership Director at the US Human Rights Network.

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