Participatory Defense Coordinator
Pronouns: They/ Them
Emily is a long-time advocate for women, girls, and trans folk, originally from the Midwest. With a background in communication and organizing within the higher education system, Emily has spent the last several years advocating for change in California policy and telling stories around the criminal justice system and community health. They are dedicated to dismantling oppressive systems and reimagining community health and safety.
Emily is coordinating YWFC’s participatory defense work, supporting several hubs across the state, and engaging communities in the court advocacy process.