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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Dear Budget Committee Members: A Letter from a St. Louis Parent

Y'all, I am so tired of certain members of the state legislature pitting charter schools against public school districts.

A former KIPP student, teacher and parent reflects on oppressive schooling

Now, thanks to the rise of resistance movements on social media, these networks may have no choice but to change.

The Uncomfortable Truth About the Tests

Listen as parent Johanna Garcia explains how testing only serves to draw a line between the those who have and those who do not.

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