Amy Fischer is the Advocacy Director for the Americas at Amnesty International USA. Before coming to Amnesty, Amy worked as a legislative assistant for Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal where she staffed the Congresswoman for the House Judiciary Committee and worked on critical issues such as immigration, criminal justice, government oversight, and civil rights and civil liberties. Before that, she coordinated the Defund Hate Campaign at Detention Watch Network, worked at the Global Fund for Children, and was the policy director at RAICES.
Amy received her Master’s in Public Policy from the University of Maryland and her B.A. in Sociology and International and Global Studies at Brandeis University in Waltham, MA.