Senior Program Officer
Amy Fitzgerald recently joined the East Bay (EBCF) as a Senior Program Officer. In this position, she supports organizations that amplify community voice and exercise grassroots power to build a Just East Bay. A Bay Area native, Amy worked for 12 years as a community organizer and Executive Director of Oakland Community Organizations (OCO), the largest grassroots organizing network in Oakland. Through her work, Amy manifests her passion for community-led, equitable systems change, faith active in the public sphere, and powerful multicultural coalitions.
Amy received her Masters of Divinity from the Jesuit School of Theology at Berkeley and holds a Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science from Santa Clara University. Amy is bi-lingual and served with Jesuit Volunteers International in Managua, Nicaragua. She lives in Oakland with her wife, and can often be found cheering for the Golden State Warriors.