Amanda Mootz

Amanda Mootz

Manager of Grassroots Organizing, World Vision U.S.

Amanda Mootz is the Manager of Grassroots Organizing for World Vision’s Advocacy team, where she launched and manages a community of Volunteer Advocates across 35 states who advocate with federal lawmakers on issues related to global poverty. In this role, she leads the team responsible for creating digital content, training curriculum and events, and strategic growth and mobilization to influence priority members of Congress. She has served with World Vision for nearly 12 years, initially with World Vision International’s Education and Life Skills team, where she supported a global staff community of practice with programmatic tools, training, and events to increase literacy and math achievement rates in World Vision area programs.  

Amanda began her career as a Legislative Aide for California State Senator Bill Morrow, where she crafted legislation and mediaadvised the Senator on policies before the Judiciary Committee, managed the Senator’s schedule, and supported constituents. 

Amanda received her Bachelor’s Degree in Communication from California State University, Fresno as a Smittcamp Family Honors College Scholar. She holds an M.A. in Theology and an M.A. in Cross-Cultural studies from Fuller Theological Seminary. A California native, she now calls the Pacific Northwest home with her husband and two young sons, Crosby and Theo. She’s passionate about living intentionally and incarnationally among those experiencing poverty and currently lives with her family in a low-income housing program, volunteering with families at-risk of homelessness. 

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