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Amelia M. Martínez-BankheadSan Francisco Human Rights Commission

Amelia M. Martínez-Bankhead is the Director of Community Engagement at the San Francisco Human Rights Commission. Her own experiences as a child in the U.S. and Latin America drove her to embark on a career in the nonprofit sector for over 20 years serving those who have been disenfranchised as immigrants and people of color. She has been active on several nonprofit and advisory boards. Currently, she is the president of the Board of Directors of the Mission Neighborhood Health Center, Vice Chair of the Mission Graduates Board, and member of the School Renaming Advisory Committee that reviews San Francisco public school names.    Amelia holds a Master of Nonprofit Administration and a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology, both from the University of San Francisco. She is married and the mother of an inquisitive 2.5 year old boy who sometimes makes appearances on Zoom.