Amber McChesney-Young

Amber McChesney-Young, Administrative Coordinator
Best Practices Manager

Amber joined the staff of the ILRC in July 2018. She provides administrative support to our staff and assists visitors inquiring about our resources. Prior to joining the ILRC, Amber worked at a range of nonprofit organizations, including the Houston Interfaith Worker Justice Center, Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County, the Jesuit Volunteer Corps, and the Oakland Catholic Worker. She has a BA in Media Studies from the University of San Francisco and an MA in International Peace Studies from the University of Notre Dame. She is passionate about immigrant and refugee rights and has spent time in El Salvador and Colombia. In her free time she likes to sing, read mystery novels, and spend time with her family.