Amy Livingston

Photo of Amy Livingston with magnolia bush behind her
Amy Livingston
Director & Labor Educator - Labor Education Service


Amy has been a labor educator at the Labor Education Service since 2015. She has taught classes on a wide range of topics for union members and other workers, including steward trainings and courses on collective bargaining, grievance handling/contract enforcement, labor history, labor law, union leadership, and internal organizing. Additionally, Amy has taught and co-taught classes on Janus and right-to-work; racial justice in the union; the history of race and labor in the U.S.; labor and other social movements; and labor and mass incarceration. Amy has a particular interest in working with unions and workers who are struggling toward racial, gender, and disability justice in their workplaces and unions.

Prior to joining the LES, Amy worked as an internal organizer and representative for two teachers’ unions in Illinois:
GEO, IFT/AFT Local 6300; and GEO, IFT/AFT Local 6297