My mission is to ensure that every citizen of Boston has the opportunity to live the best life they can. By working hand in hand with the community, developing partnerships, and raising awareness, my goal is to develop a more collaborative community that utilizes resources effectively.
I recieved my MS in Human Services from UMass Boston in 2017. I have worked for Massachusetts Association for the Blind for ten years. I am now working for the Brain Injury Association of Massachusetts, as a legislative consultant.
I have published a book and multiple articles relating to disability and perseverance. I am determined to make where we live a safe and productive place where everybody has the opportunity to succeed!
When I was 17 years old, I was involved in a motor vehicle accident and sustained a Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI). I am very fortunate to have been able to be rehabilitated, educated and to have worked with incredible, kind, and truly generous people!
"Effective leaders are individuals who help us to overcome the limitations of our own selfishness, weaknesses and fears, and get us to do harder, better and more important things than we can get ourselves to do on our own."
-David Foster Wallace
Boston Voyager Article About Amanda