A 20-year resident of Amherst, Mindy Domb has dedicated her life to addressing the needs of underserved communities, supporting vulnerable individuals, and advocating for fairness and equity.
As a community organizer, public health educator, trainer, program developer, advocate, and congressional aide, she has developed innovative services through partnerships, community education, and community coalitions in Western Massachusetts and across the Commonwealth.
Mindy was a co-founder of the Berkshire AIDS Coalition, served as the Department of Public Health’s regional coordinator of its HIV testing program, and started Massachusetts’ first jail-based HIV education program in the Berkshire County House of Corrections.
Mindy is a former member of Amherst Town Meeting, was the co-coordinator of the Amherst campaign to elect Elizabeth Warren to the U.S. Senate in 2012 and the Amherst organizer for the campaign to elect Maura Healey Massachusetts Attorney General in 2014. In 2010, she founded Make It Better Amherst, a social network of allies that formed in response to the suicide epidemic of LGBTQ teens.