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Amy Tower

2016, AmeriCorps Community Organizer, Amy Tower

Amy Tower

Name of Host Organization: Tenants Union of Washington
City, State: Seattle, Washington
Issue area: Housing - Affordable Housing/Microfinance
Sponsors: AmeriCorps VISTA, Tenants Union of Washington

The Project

Preserve affordable housing by empowering tenants in project-based Section 8 buildings through tenant rights education and the development of resident councils.

The Inspiration

Need Addressed By Project
This project aims to preserve housing for low-income families, individuals, and seniors through community organizing.
The Right Person For This Project
Amy is the right person for the project because:
• She strongly believes in the right to housing
• She has a passion for preserving some of the affordable housing options in her community
• She is passionate about public service