Amanda Posila, Director of Education & Community Engagement
Amanda Posila, Director of Education & Community Engagement, provides expertise, leadership and support to the agency’s intervention and prevention services. In her current role, Amanda promotes social change and justice through advocacy, collaboration and community organizing. She has worked with victims of domestic and sexual violence as well as diverse communities for more than 15 years, raising awareness about the impact of these issues through outreach and education.
In 2008, Amanda developed and continues to provide support to the state’s first White Ribbon Campaign at The Center for Family Justice, which engages men and boys in the prevention of domestic and sexual violence against women and girls. She also coordinates and facilitates the agency’s 40-hour state mandated certification training that focuses on domestic and sexual violence intervention and advocacy. Amanda received a B.A. in Psychology with minors in Women’s Studies and Criminal Justice, and a master’s degree in Public Health with a concentration in community health education and promotion from Southern Connecticut State University. In 2012, she became a Certified Community Health Education Specialist accredited by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing.