Samantha De Forest-Davis

Samantha De Forest-Davis
Union G28
Program Manager
Center for Community-Based Learning, Leadership, and Research

Prior to joining CCBLLR, Sam taught ELA in the Milwaukee area and did policy work in Washington, D.C. She has a background in community organizing, working with youth, and participating in the legislative process. She is passionate about literacy and empowering student voices in school reform and decision making. At the CCBLLR Sam will be overseeing the virtual tutoring program which provides academic and social support for elementary and secondary students impacted by distance learning. When she is not working, Sam enjoys spending time with her cats, hiking, and discovering new places to eat with her friends.


  • B.A. Political Science and Sociology, Augustana College
  • M.S. (in progress) Cultural Foundations of Community Engagement and Education Policy, UW- Milwaukee