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Amber Chavez

JEDI Committee Co-Chair

T4BL Study Group & Course Coordinator

Amber came to Waldorf education as a parent over ten years ago and has worked in Waldorf, nature-based, and traditional educational environments. Amber is deeply committed to strengthening the equity work within Waldorf education and leading GLWI with a renewed vision to meet the social impulse of our times. She is the GLWI Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (JEDI) committee chair and Teaching for Black  Lives Study Group coordinator. She also serves on the DEIJ committee at Prairie Hill Waldorf School and WECAN’s I.D.E.A. Advisory Circle. A lifelong learner, eternally curious, and dedicated to social justice, she earned her B.S. in Early Childhood Education and M.S. in Cultural Foundations of Community Engagement and Education from UW-Milwaukee. She is currently a PhD student in the Public Rhetorics and Community  Engagement program at UW-Milwaukee, where she teaches First Year Composition, serves as a project assistant on the Mapping Racism and Resistance in Milwaukee project, and is a Community Engagement intern at  the African American Breastfeeding Network of Milwaukee.

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