Meet Amanda Siebe

If elected, I'll join The Squad as the only disabled woman in the US House and a voice for Disability Rights and Injured Workers.


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Amanda Siebe

Activist

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Standing for what she believe in, Amanda traveled to Standing Rock to help the Water Protectors. She marched with Black Lives Matters for police reform, stood for immigrant rights, and has rallied against hatred and discrimination.

Volunteer

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Dedicating to her community, Amanda was a District Committee member and volunteer for the Boy Scouts as well as a volunteer for the Girl Scouts. She also volunteered EMT-Basic at Polk County Fire District No. 1

Advocate

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Working tirelessly for the rights of the disabled and worked to organize chronic pain patients to demand proper treatment. In college, she fought for tenants rights as part of the Monmouth-Independence Tenants Union.

Activism

Amanda has proudly:

  • Marched for police reform with Black Lives Matters
  • Traveled to Standing Rock to stand with the Water Protectors
  • Stood against racism and Fascism with ANTIFA
  • Rallied with immigrants to protect the rights of Dreamers, asylum seekers, and undocumented workers
  • Fought for workers' rights and protections


Amanda Siebe at Standing Rock

McLoughlin, SD December 2016
Amanda Siebe at Standing Rock McLoughlin, SD December 2016

Volunteer Work

Amanda and Keagan at Camp Clark

Boy Scouts of America

  • District Committee member for the Willamette District
  • Adult Leader
  • High Adventure Adviser
  • Order of the Arrow Adviser
  • Adventure Scout Adviser
  • Adventure Cove Camp Business Manager & Cook

Girl Scouts

  • High Adventure adviser
  • Adult Adviser

Polk County Fire District, No. 1

  • Volunteer EMT-Basic

Monmouth-Independence Tenants Union

  • Community Organizer

Advocacy

Amanda has been an outspoken and passionate advocate for:

Patient and Disability Rights:

          In 2016, Amanda was the WEGO Health Advocate Rookie of the Year for her work

  • Ensuring patients’ continued right to pain management
  • Writing articles about her experiences living with Complex Regional Pain Syndrome and patient treatment to improve understanding and patient experience
  • Lobbying Congress for changes in patient care and treatment

Tenant Rights

  • Working with the Monmouth-Independence Tenants Union to ensure better conditions and fair treatment of tenants

Workers Rights

  • Fighting to ensure all workers and employees have equal protection and safety standards
  • Fighting and lobbying for improvements and federalization of the workers compenation system

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Education

Jesuit High School

Awards: President's Award for Community Service

Western Oregon University

Studied International Relations, Spanish, and Sociology

Focus of studies: Immigration Between US and Mexico

Awards: Saul Alinsky Community Organizing Award

La Universidad Latina De America

During college, Amanda was fortunate enough to study abroad in Morelia, Michoacan, Mexico where she was able to study Immigration and Spanish first hand 

Chemeketa Community College

EMT-Basic