Amy joined the Florence Project in September 2019 as the first Immigrant Justice Corps Justice Fellow to be placed in Arizona. Amy grew up in Scottsdale, Arizona. She has a B.A. in Spanish from Yale University and a J.D. from UCLA School of Law with a specialization in Public Interest Law and Policy. In law school, Amy focused on human rights in Latin America and worked in Mexico, Guatemala, and Honduras. After college, Amy did community development work in Mexico City. She has also assisted immigrants in obtaining public benefits and addressing housing issues as a paralegal at Inner City Law Center and Public Counsel in Los Angeles. In her spare time, Amy is an avid hiker, reluctant jogger, and part-time dog owner.