Core Team


Amanda Tello

Director of Institution Building, InPower Institute

“As woke as you may think you are, you cannot be free until we are all free” – Amanda Tello. Tello is an indigenous Latinx activist, and community organizer. Her activism is intersectional, and focuses on the liberation of brown and black gente. She is a mother, a minimalist, and is working towards building an intentional community. Tello is a blogger at where she discusses the importance of slow and intentional living. She continues to explore how letting go can create freedom and allow us to be our authentic selves. Tello stresses that this life is a journey, in which we make choices that allow us to be agents in our liberation.