Rev. Amanda Hambrick Ashcraft joins Jacqui for this episode of Love. Period. She is the Executive Minister for Justice, Education & Movement Building at Middle Church and is also the founder of Raising Imagination, a platform that examines social issues through the lens of imagination and encourages activism with young and old alike. Her activism has been featured on CNN, MSNBC, Yahoo, the Wall Street Journal, and Refinery29. She’s a regular writer and inaugural board member of The Resistance Prays, and serves on the Junior Board of The Lower East Side Girls Club.
She’s presented nationwide on topics including systemic injustice, religion, and involving young children in advocacy. Originally from a small town in Kentucky, she now lives in Manhattan with her husband, 6-year-old twin boys, 4-year-old girl and thinks pizazz & grit (along with a lot of love and justice) can change the world.
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