Emilio (he/him) is a Tacoma native living in Seattle. He is passionate about social justice and believes in using grassroots advocacy to build power in communities, and he brings several years’ worth of legislative and electoral campaign experience to the Advocacy Director role.
Emilio is a University of Washington alumnus, where he majored in Political Economy. He comes to the Children’s Alliance after several years with the Washington Bus, a non-profit dedicated to youth civic engagement, where he most recently served as Executive Director. Prior to the Bus, he worked for Seattle City Councilmember Rob Johnson.
Additionally, Emilio serves on the Board of Directors at Rainier Valley Corps.