Welcome to the 20th Annual Allied Media Conference!

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Amanda Torres

writer & educator
Amanda Torres (AT) is a futurist writer, educator & cultural organizer. The director of the Poetry Foundation’s National Incubator for Community Engaged Poets, as well as the co-founder and former director of MassLEAP, a youth literary organization in Boston, they are a designer and administrator of justice-oriented, arts-based organizations, and learning spaces. Across sectors, they facilitate the strategic imagination & embodiment of accountable, care-centered practices & structures for navigating power with/in institutions, and relationship. Amanda received their M.Ed from the Harvard Graduate School of Education and continues to work there as a teaching fellow. Their essays & poems can be found in Latinext, a Breakbeats Poetry Anthology & At Our Best: Building Youth-Adult Partnerships in Out-of-School Time Settings. They are currently working on a poetry manuscript and hope to always write the people they love into the future, as well as learn and organize alongside them.