Amber Arellano is the executive director of The Education Trust-Midwest. Throughout her career as a journalist, strategic communicator and civic leader, she has worked tirelessly to improve opportunities for all children, particularly low-income, Black and Latinx children and their families. Her cross-sector career has spanned corporate and non-profit sectors. As a non-profit leader, she has launched several organizations and initiatives that seek to ensure every child in this country has access to a great public education. Since founding The Education Trust-Midwest in 2010, the organization has become a leading non-partisan voice and resource for policy expertise, public engagement campaigns and support for high-poverty public schools.
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