Amber J. Phillips

Amber J. Phillips is a social justice organizer and digital strategist who works to advance the rights of women, young people, people of color, and low-income communities. Amber is deeply committed to galvanizing her skills as a field and digital organizer to identify, train, and empower new leaders to spark social change within their communities. In addition to being a Founder and Co-Director of the startup digital organizing firm BLACK (@_WeAreBlack),  Amber is the Senior Manager of Youth Leadership and Mobilization at Advocates for Youth. She proudly serves on the Board of Directors of SisterSong: Women of Color Reproductive Justice Collective and is a writer with Echoing Ida, a project of Forward Together that amplifies Black women’s thought leadership on critical social justice issues. Amber holds a degree in Social Work and Cultural Studies with a concentration in African-American Studies from Chatham College for Women.