Mayoral Appointee 6 Commissioner Profile

 

image of Amara Santos, District 11 youth commissioner smiling at camera

Amara Santos

Representing Youth City Wide

Appointed by Mayor London Breed

Executive Committee: Vice Chair

Transformative Justice Committee
 

Amara Santos was born and raised in San Francisco, specifically the Excelsior district (a fact she takes great pride in). Although she has had a lot of personal experiences with creating justice-oriented spaces in her public schools and communities, one of the most valuable experiences she had was being an intern at LYRIC, a nonprofit organization to help LGBTQIA+ youth, and being a part of the UCSF's Youth Steering Committee. Amara is extremely passionate about issues that impact LGBTQIA+ youth of color, BIPOC communities, and any work towards creating an equitable and liberated future for all. In her free time, she loves to read, talk about astrology, and cook!

You can reach me at amarasantos16@gmail.com