Public Policy & Community Engagement

Amanda Gorski, M.A.

Amanda Gorski has been engaged in community development, government and politics in the South Florida community for the past 16 years. Ms. Gorski joined The Children’s Trust as the Public Policy and Community Engagement Liaison in 2019. Most recently, serving as the Director for Public Policy at the United Way of Miami-Dade, where she spearheaded its legislative platforms at the local, state and federal levels. An accomplished professional, she has extensive experience in advocacy, public policy, research, issue identification, needs assessment and problem solving.

Danielle Barreras

Danielle Barreras is a third generation Miami native. She earned a bachelor’s degree in elementary education and American studies from the University of Miami. She also holds Florida Teaching Certificates in K-12 education with a focus on reading and language arts, along with endorsements in ESOL and gifted education, and was recognized in the Top 200 Reading Teachers in the state of Florida.

Aundray Adams

Aundray Adams joined The Trust in June 2006. Mr. Adams brings more than 15 years of social services experiences and 10 years of experience directing and supervising programs to his program coordinator position. He has in-depth experience in advocacy and working with at-risk children and families. 

Mr. Adams holds two M.A. degrees, one in health science from Barry University and a second in religion from Trinity International University, both in Miami.

Samuel McKinnon

Samuel joined The Trust in January 2006. He worked previously as the Executive Director of St. Alban's Child Enrichment Center and also Social Services Director of Richmond-Perrine Optimist Club. Mr. McKinnon has over 20 years of increasingly responsible work in grant and program management; policy development and implementation; and pre-delinquent child and community services. 

Mr. McKinnon earned a B.A. (Political Science) from Fort Valley State University in Fort Valley, GA.

Donovan Lee-Sin

Donovan Lee-Sin serves as director of public policy and community engagement. His team manages investments in youth enrichment programs, service partnerships, The Children's Trust 211 Helpline and community engagement by emphasizing collaboration and partnership, helping to foster a network of services that support children and families most in need and to promote sustainable change across the community.

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