Amber J. Phillips
Washington, Dc Metro Area
Amber J. Phillips is a social justice organizer 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.
Amber has served as the Field Organizing Director of the Equality and Culture Project at UltraViolet organizing women across the country to help build and run a strategic national campaign around women’s reproductive rights from the ground up. Prior to UltraViolet, Amber was the Manager of Campus Organizing at Advocates for Youth where she helped tomobilize dozens of sexual health and reproductive rights activists as they fought for sexual health awareness, LGBTQ rights, gender equality, and ending the stigma around abortion through the 1 in 3 Campaign.
Currently, Amber is a member of Echoing Ida, a project of Forward Together that amplifies the voices of Black women around critical social justice issues. She also serves on the board of directors of SisterSong: Women of Color Reproductive Justice Collective. She holds a degree in Social Work and CulturalStudies with a concentration in African-American Studies from Chatham College for Women.