Amy Woodward

 Special Projects Assistant

 

As Special Projects Assistant for the WSLC, Amy supports the Political and Field Mobilization Departments, along with educative efforts such as the Race and Labor Workshop. She provides administrative support for the office, including scheduling and accounting support.

Prior to joining the Council in 2016, Amy educated adult migrants and refugees in digital, academic and workplace literacy, both as a tutor and an instructor. In Las Vegas, she was a Research Assistant for the University of Nevada-Las Vegas Department of English, studying political theory. She received B.A.s both in Political Science and in English in 2011.

Currently, she is a graduate student at Seattle University, working on her Master of Arts in Teaching English to Students of Other Languages. Her focus is Sociolinguistics / Applied Linguistics, or the intersection of culture, race, identity and language, through a post-colonial and critical race lens.

A first-generation Korean American, she is passionate about minority languages / dialects, migrant rights and the potential for adult education to be liberatory.