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Alex Ames

Youth Organizer

Alex Ames (she/her) is a sophomore at Georgia Tech studying public policy and radicalized violence in democracy spaces. She is co-founder and Communications Director of the Georgia Youth Justice Coalition, living and working on campus in Atlanta. Alex has organized with numerous democracy efforts in Georgia, from Senator Warnock\\\’s voter protection team to the #StudentsAgainstSonny campaign, and specializes in youth engagement. She has three younger siblings attending high school and two parents teaching science in Georgia\\\’s public schools.

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Public School Defenders in West Virginia Inspire Advocates Nationwide

Ample research demonstrates that voucher programs do not improve academic outcomes and often significantly diminish them.

Inspiring with a Garden

In my school, our focus on green learning teaches students and their families that they are part of a beautiful world. 

Universal Vouchers Hurt Arizona’s Children

Arizona's universal voucher program is a walking permission slip for future scandal, segregation, fraud and abuse.

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