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Amber Jones

Outreach Coordinator

Amber Jones comes to the Council for Minnesotans of African Heritage with nearly ten years of community engagement, advocacy, and leadership experience. She has worked in various public and non-profit industries, including education, community & economic development, museums, & state government. While working for the Department of Inclusion & Community Engagement at the Minnesota Historical Society (MNHS), Amber led institution-wide community engagement initiatives to build better relationships with African American communities. She is committed to increasing access & participation in social, economic, and political processes among communities of color; to cultivating the next generation of leaders; and to ensuring equity in major institutions and systems. Amber graduated summa cum laude from the University of Minnesota -Twin Cities with a B.A. in African American & African Studies and a minor in Political Science.

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