What is Amachi Ambassadors?

Amachi Ambassadors is a specialized youth organizing, advocacy, and leadership development program for high school students impacted by parental incarceration, which:
  • Equips students to become civically engaged and champion education reform and system change
  • Amplifies youth voices
  • Enriches the educational experience of students
The objectives are for students themselves to lead efforts to:
  • Raise awareness, concern, and responsive actions in schools and the community around children and families with incarcerated loved ones;
  • Dispel debilitating stigmas and prejudices related to familial incarceration; and
  • Improve institutions that directly affect their lives

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