Amber Goodwin

Amber Goodwin is the Founder of the Community Justice Reform Coalition (CJRC). CJRC is the leading national coalition working to build power for communities of color working at the nexus of gun violence prevention and criminal justice reform. She has spent the last 17 years working for advocacy, grassroots, and electoral campaigns. Prior to founding CJRC, Amber served as the National Advocacy Director for Americans for Responsible Solutions, the gun violence prevention organization founded by former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords. At ARS, she helped found the Women's Coalition for Common Sense, a multi-sector group of national women leaders who joined forces to reduce gun violence. Amber has been featured in Cosmopolitan Magazine, The New York Times, Forbes Magazine, Newsweek, and The Trace. She was named to Essence Magazine's 2018 "Woke 100" women, The Root 100 Most Influential African American's List, and the 2016 Women's "Power50" list for Walkers Legacy. She is a Next Gen Fellow with the University of Texas Strauss School for International Security and Law, and was awarded the Google PDF Fellowship award. 

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