Amanda manages the Foundation’s criminal justice and addiction treatment grants portfolio. In this role, she focuses on initiatives that increase public safety and reduce recidivism and also on programs that seek to increase access to effective substance abuse treatment and supportive services.
Prior to joining the Foundation, Amanda worked at the National Center on Institutions and Alternatives. She also coordinated a locally based crime reduction strategy in 36 high crime communities for the Maryland Governor’s Office of Crime Control & Prevention. Amanda earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from the University of Richmond and graduated cum laude from the University of Baltimore School of Law.