Emily is the executive for racial justice at United Methodist Women, a national, faith-based women's membership organization. She leads United Methodist Women’s campaign to interrupt the school-to-prison pipeline. Prior to her current position, Emily served as the director and lead organizer for the Rhode Island Interfaith Coalition to Reduce Poverty. She has also worked as a program manager for an education non-profit and as a lay associate pastor for discipleship at a new church plant in Chicago, IL. She began her career as a labor organizer with the healthcare employees' union in Connecticut.
Bennett College prepares women of color (the majority being first-generation college students) through a transformative liberal arts education to lead with purpose, integrity, and a strong sense of self-worth while promoting inquiry, civic engagement, social justice, lifelong learning, and equity for all.
Bennett College also provide resources to support other learning opportunities and programs, including The Martin Dixon Intergenerational Center, serving in the following capacities: as a 5-Star Laboratory Pre-School, Mentorship/Tutorial Program, Community Service Opportunities for Grades 9-12, and College Students, Special Friends to Families with Disabilities, Senior Citizen Activities and much more. Plans are currently underway to establish a Children’s Defense Fund Freedom School. Visit https://www.bennett.edu/to learn more.
Mail Mission Giving offering to:
Karen Adair, Holston Conference UMW Treasurer
204 Marlboro Avenue
Chattanooga, Tennessee 37411
Saturday, January 22, 2022
9:45 AM Gathering
10:00 AM – 12:00 Noon