New Mexico State Deputy Director
Amber Farrell is the New Mexico State Deputy Director for the Fines and Fees Justice Center, based in Albuquerque. She works alongside State Director Monica Ault to advance state and local campaigns for fines and fees reform.
Before joining FFJC, Amber was an Associate Policy Analyst at Chapin Hall where she conducted extensive policy research and qualitative and quantitative analysis in the areas of child welfare and juvenile justice. She also served as a Policy Fellow for the Office of the Mayor at the City of Chicago and began her career providing supplementary math instruction to Chicago high school students. Amber is a dedicated social justice advocate with a depth of experience organizing around Black and Brown liberation.
Amber holds a Master’s in Urban Planning and Policy from the University of Illinois at Chicago and a B.A. in Public Policy from Stanford University.