Amelia is from Las Vegas, NM. After graduating from ERS in 2014, she attended Antioch College, where she received a Self-Designed B.A. titled, Ecological Praxis in Healing. During college, Amelia pursued prison justice work & research at a local women’s prison, co-created a community herb garden & apothecary on campus, worked on various farms and an ecosystem restoration project on Kauai, and engaged youth in agricultural practices at the United World College USA’s agroecology research center. Amelia is a second-year fellow at ERS and currently works as the Outdoor Education Fellow. Her responsibilities include course instructing new student wilderness each trimester, supporting the outdoor education curriculum, and more generally, being present for student empowerment and growth in various spaces. Through her experiences at ERS, she has realized that youth work is a lifelong commitment. She has a Wilderness First Responder, over 5 years of experience teaching both skiing & snowboarding and is a 200 hour Registered Yoga Teacher through Yoga Alliance.
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Students inspire me when they push through their work and come out stronger on the other side.