Amanda is a Toronto Community Housing Corporation Tenant Representative in the Jane and Finch community. She is currently obtaining a degree at York University in Psychology. She works in Toronto's various shelters, group homes and mental health facilities across the city providing crisis intervention and mediation. She is the Founder of Back2Basikz, a non-profit organization that provides both academic, mental and social support to individuals that are involved in the criminal justice system. Most of her free time is devoted to community advocacy and outreach.