Emily Kirsch

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Emily Kirsh..., as the Bay Area Organizer for the Ella Baker Center for Human Rights Green-Collar Jobs Campaign, Emily Kirsch works[1] with businesses, labor unions, environmental groups and community-based organizations to create an inclusive green economy strong enough to life people out of poverty.


Studying with Urban Studies professor Raquel Pinderhughes, Emily Kirsch is a graduate of San Francisco State University with a self-designed major in Urban Health, Justice and Sustainability.

She also recently directed a film for the National AIDS Fund called Empowering the Yard. The film looks at HIV prevention from the perspective of incarcerated women who are using peer education to empower themselves, their families and their communities.