Amanda Bent

Amanda is the Colorado policy manager for the Drug Policy Alliance. She works to works to engage communities and reform local and state drug policies to promote human dignity, racial equity, social justice and public health.

She has a master’s in Public Policy with a concentration in social policy and women’s issues from the Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy, and a master’s in Social Work with a concentration in clinical practice from Temple University

Drug Laws Undermine Ethics for Social Workers in Child Welfare

As a 20-year-old undergraduate student who had limited familiarity with substance use beyond alcohol, the most formative aspect of my…

March 21, 2019