Amanda Brooks

Amanda L. Brooks

Milwaukee

Coordinator of Student Life, Milwaukee Area Technical College

Amanda L. Brooks currently works at Milwaukee Area Technical College as the Coordinator of
Student Life, MATC Downtown Campus. She attended Florida A&M University (FAMU) in
Tallahassee, FL; majoring in Public Administration. She later earned her Masters of Business
Administration from Cardinal Stritch University. Attending an HBCU is what sparked in her a
strong passion for working with students of color, helping them to find and attain higher
education and critical life skills that will afford them success. 

As the Coordinator of Student Life, she oversees all the Student Organizations, Student Activities, Student Development Programming, and the Men of Color Initiative. She has extended her dedication to serving Milwaukee youth as she also works as a Teen Coordinator Supervisor for Milwaukee Public Schools, MPS C.A.R.E.S program.

A Milwaukee native, Amanda started her fight for social justice at an early age as she served as
the first Chair of Milwaukee Inner City Congregations Allied for Hope (MICHA) youth council.
Since her early days of fighting the injustices within the city, Amanda has continued working
with the Milwaukee Branch of the NAACP and other local organizations. Her current mission is
to help others understand, and act upon, their individual Social Responsibility. Through this
mission, she contributes to building inclusive, tolerant, and loving individuals, families, and
communities.