Vice President of Community Investment & Partnerships
Amy Fitzgerald, former Senior Program Officer, is Vice President of Community Investment and Partnerships at EBCF. As a Senior Programs Officer, Amy supported organizations that amplify community voice and exercise grassroots power to build a Just East Bay. Prior to joining the Foundation in 2017, Amy worked for 12 years as a community organizer and Executive Director of Oakland Community Organizations, the largest grassroots organizing network in Oakland. Amy is passionate about community-led, equitable systems change, faith active in the public sphere, and powerful multicultural coalitions. Along with her breadth of experience, Amy boasts a diverse educational background, receiving her Master of Divinity from the Jesuit School of Theology at Berkeley and holding a Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science from Santa Clara University. She lives in Oakland with her wife, and can often be found cheering for the Golden State Warriors.