Amy is our Director of Social Justice & Community Engagement. With more than 20 years of experience, Amy Jones lives and breathes activism in all its forms. Serving as Community Organizer she coordinates advocacy efforts around state legislation through a social justice lens. Amy heads multiple committee efforts: Women of Color, criminal justice reform, and reentry to action. She led the organizing efforts for Albany’s first-ever BlackOut Festival, commemorating the significance of Black August. She coordinates direct-giving for Black and brown women in need, was instrumental in organizing the Albany Women of Color March in January 2019, and has moderated and spoken on multiple equity and justice-focused panels locally and beyond. During and throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, Amy has raised and distributed more than $500,000 in mutual aid / direct giving to Black and brown women and marginalized genders.
Nacy Warner Associates, Troy, New York (2020 - Present)
Director of Community Engagement & Social Justice (2021 to Present)
Social Justice Consultant (2020 - 2021)
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Amy works tirelessly to decriminalize poverty. She was featured in a video about preventing rollbacks to NYS Bail Reform.
Watch the video HERE.
Amy is a frequent guest on panel discussions and on college campuses to discuss bail reform and the decriminalization of poverty.
Watch Amy speak on bail reform HERE.
Amy received the Henry Johnson Award from the City of Albany in 2020 for her advocacy, activism, and work.
Watch Amy receive her award HERE.