Emily Abedon comes from a family of educators and community organizers. She is a passionate youth developer and skilled motivator. Emily spent years working in non-profit programs in New York City. She has her Masters of Science in Education through Brooklyn College and was a NYC Teaching Fellow. Emily taught fifth grade students at her local public school in Brooklyn. She has completed anti-racism training with the People’s Institute for Survival and Beyond and is a graduate of the University of Rhode Island’s Center for Peace and Nonviolence. She is a member of the antiracism group White Noise Collective that works at the intersection of whiteness and gender oppression and organizes with Showing Up for Racial Justice RI. She is an educator at the Gordon School where she teaches third grade and leads an antiracism group for white-identifying faculty and staff. Emily has presented at many conferences and consults with organizations and schools around equity, inclusion and antiracism.
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