Amelia Federico was born and raised in Denver, Colorado. They have been a community organizer in the Denver community since they were fifteen. Working on issues spanning from quality education, affordable healthcare, and voting rights. Through their experience as a community organizer, it solidified that their passion and drive are in policy work. Growing up with a single parent who did not have a stable income, Amelia saw education as their pathway out of poverty. They are currently a student at Metropolitan State University of Denver studying Political Science with a double minor in Chicano/a studies and Rhetoric, Composition, and Professional Writing. They have an expected graduation date of Spring 2024. After completing their undergraduate degree, Amelia wants to get their Master’s degree in Public Policy. For Amelia and other students alike school, is a way for students to advance themselves out of their current situation. Therefore, it is important to Amelia to work on education policy to create equitable educational outcomes for students across the U.S. Amelia’s ultimate career goal is to work as the Chief Financial Officer for the Colorado Department of Education, and eventually run for local office in Colorado.Amelia believes that policy shapes the way society functions, so if she can create equitable policies and be a part of the world of policy, she can help push the world toward a brighter future for the collective.

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