Amanda Carrasco

She Overcame and Changed the World

August 2012

  • My hygiene products are killing me

    In May of 2011 I was diagnosed with celiac disease. There is no cure. It seems like no big deal – you can’t eat wheat. That can’t be too hard can it? I mean there are lots more products on the market. You have no idea what this is like unless you try it and… Continue reading

  • Parenting 25kms

    What a ride. 10 of us set out to ride 25 kilometers and to raise funds for people on the downtown eastside of Vancouver. This is the poorest neighbourhood in all of Canada. I had spent considerable time there in 1998 with some dear friends building relationships with people there and helping meet their physical… Continue reading

About Me

As a thriving survivor and registered victim of crime, Amanda Carrasco has used her experiences to impact the lives of her community and those impacted by the justice system. She is a dynamic speaker, consultant, and leader who values community and justice.