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Amari Fennoy

Training & Program Manager, Youth & College

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Amari Fennoy

Amari J. Fennoy is the National Training and Programs Manager Youth and College Division. In her role, she serves and supports 700 NAACP Youth & College units in the fight for human and civil rights. Amari joined the NAACP as a student leader with eight years of experience in grassroots organizing and training on state and regional levels.

As Training and Programs Manager, Amari has worked on campaigns to cancel student debt, increase voter access for Black Youth, and develop student resources to create and execute issue-based campaigns. She manages campaigns like the 50k and Beyond Campaign to cancel $1.8 trillion in student debt. In addition, she mobilized 2.5 million dollars of student debt to the doorstep of the U.S. Supreme Court by transporting 200+ students in 8 different states in her first six months on staff. Amari is committed to developing upward mobility for the Black community by developing training and programs that promote youth leadership development and advocacy.

Amari's leadership earned the National Membership Laydown Award 2018, the 2019 Chairman's Trophy for the highest membership increase from 2018-2019, and the 2019 Lucile Black Award for the highest total membership production. In addition, Amari was recognized for her efforts with honor for the 2019 Regions 5 Youth and College Organizer of the Year Award and the 2019 Reverend Dr. Amos Brown Activism Award. She represented the NAACP during the 2019 Women's March in Washington, D.C., and the 2023 Delta Days at the Nation's Capitol.

Amari is a native of East Saint Louis, IL. She earned a B.A. in Political Science from Spelman College and an M.Ed in Special Education from the University of Missouri- St. Louis. She is a proud member of Delta Sigma Theta, Sorority, Incorporated.

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