Amanda Carrasco

She Overcame and Changed the World

November 2013

  • Postcard Perfect Vacation…

    My life has always had its ups and downs, twists and turns and unexpected surprises. My vacation was no different. I had been dreaming of taking my kids to sunny California and making some great memories of smiling faces, meeting Mickey and serious family bonding time. I thought of all the wonderful happy pictures I… Continue reading

  • I Deserve Hell

    It seems to be that very often I hear the phrase “You deserve it!” It is almost always in conjunction with some self gratifying decision, though at times it can be used with an accommodation by someone else to the individual. For Example: I: “Just booked a vacation to Hawaii!” A- “You deserve it” I:… Continue reading

  • To accept or defy my age

    This November I will be 35. It seems to be that any birthday that ends in a 5 or 0 is a bit more significant, and increasingly so the higher they get. Like we really need to celebrate that your still here. I am noticing a lot of changes in me. In some instances, with… 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.