Adam Leach, Ed.D.

Adam Leach, Ed.D., is currently a school counselor at Bangor High School in Maine. He has been an educator for 31 years, wearing the cap of history teacher, school counselor, soccer coach and union president during that time.

He is excited to be a part of the Bangor-RFK Partnership that has brought opportunities for the students, staff and community to expand their social, political and cultural competency. The Speak Truth to Power Program has helped Bangor High School use real world, high-impact experiences to develop human rights awareness and activism.

Since starting this partnership, Bangor students have engaged in young leaders workshops, spoken with world leaders, and attended the first STTP Emerging Leaders Conference in Washington DC. This experience has inspired the Bangor team to pursue human rights issues such as bringing EV Buses to the school fleet, banning single-use plastics in the school, and working to support the unhoused in the community. These initiatives will define the partnership for the next year and beyond.