Amber is passionate about the intersection of faith, social justice, communication, and marketing. She believes that uplifting the stories and testimonies of our most marginalized communities is the starting point of liberation.
As the Communications Director, Amber leads SandSJ’s communication and marketing strategies to influence dialogue across the state and impact pivotal legislation. She has helped with organizing the communication strategy for New Jersey’s historic public health emergency credits bill, which was signed into law in Fall 2020. Amber also developed and led SandSJ’s communication strategy to ensure New Jersey’s historic bills to legalize and regulate cannabis use were implemented with a reparative justice framework. These bills were signed into law in February 2021.
Amber is currently in her third and final year at Duke Divinity School. At Duke she is pursuing a Master of Divinity with certificates in “Faith-based Organizing, Advocacy, and Social Transformation” and “Black Church Studies.” She earned a Bachelor of Arts in Communications and Urban Studies from the University of Pennsylvania.