Book Babies Durham Manager
Start Date: November 2021
Role at Book Harvest: Emily manages Book Babies in Durham County and oversees program delivery, data systems and program evaluation, and the development and nurturing of community partnerships in support of the program’s growth and effectiveness.
Favorite Children’s Book Right Now: Amelia Bedelia
Likes & Loves: Hanging with her family and cuddling on her dogs
Community Involvement: Family Life Coaching Association and Board of Directors for Lee County Partnership for Children and Families; YNPNT; Prevent Child Abuse Network; Human Rights Campaign; National Urban League; National Black Child Development Center Member
Where she studied: Emily has her Masters in Youth, Family & Community Sciences, and a Graduate Certificate in Family Life Education and Coaching
Experience: 15 years working with you 0-17; 10 years working with the community on behalf of youth and families- partnerships; 5 years working with families
What she’s hopeful for: That everyone who works with children and families understands the importance of being trauma educated so our youth are not turning to unsafe means to address challenges.