Community Engagement Manager


Emma joined Change Machine in March of 2020. In her role as Community Engagement Manager, Emma works to build and solidify a community among practitioners.

Before joining the team, Emma worked as a Housing and Financial Counselor with East LA Community Corporation and led the First Time Home Buyer program, provided foreclosure prevention workshops and counseling, and participated in VITA. Emma was also instrumental in seeding the first community-led community land trust in Boyle Heights. 

Emma holds a Bachelor of Arts in English from the University of California, Irvine and received her Master of Arts in Chicana and Chicano Studies from California State University, Northridge.

In her spare time, Emma enjoys going on walks with her dogs, listening to music, and relaxing.