Meet Aamore Richards, IGNITE's 22-23 Newark Fellow

Aamore Richards is a second-year Newark Fellow. She is currently a Senior Political Science major on the Pre-Law Track at the College of New Jersey, where she has served as a member of Student Government for three years. Most recently, she serves as the Vice President of Student Services, collaborating with school administration to ensure the student body's needs, like housing, dining, health and wellness and support services, are met. She is also a Bonner Scholar having served three Americorp terms at the UrbanPromise Trenton site serving as both a tutor and mentor for high school students. Aamore’s personal experiences with educational inequities have led her to develop a deep passion for policy and legislative advocacy, particularly related to quality education in urban communities. She aspires to become a legislator to use policy to advocate for equal and affordable access to education. For Newark inquiries, please contact Aamore at

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