Amy Zulich Black

Amy Zulich Black

Youth Program Manager

Favorite Quote or Poem:

“Ring the bells that still can ring,

Forget your perfect offering.

There is a crack in everything,

That’s how the light gets in.”

 – Leonard Cohen


Amy Black serves as the Youth Program Manager at Clackamas Workforce Partnership, overseeing contracts with community organizations providing both in-school and out-of-school youth ages 16-24 with career coaching, essential workforce skills training, and career-connected learning experiences. Coming to workforce services with an extensive background in mental health advocacy and social services for individuals with disabilities, she brings this service mindset to building pathways out of poverty to Clackamas County’s youth.

Get to know Amy

The lingo and acronyms! It would be beneficial for everyone to be using the same language when we’re saying the same things!

I believe “you can change the world just by being a warm, kindhearted human being.” (Anita Krizzan). I believe workforce development done well will provide all people with access meaningful, living-wage work. I value gratitude, grit, determination, earnestness, humor, optimism and love.

a full-time mom! (see prior question!)