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Emma Stein

Communications Assistant

As communications assistant, Emma supports the press team in implementing effective press campaigns in support of Human Rights First’s advocacy efforts. Emma is responsible for website updates, e-mail outreach, and runs the organization’s Twitter and Facebook accounts.

Prior to joining Human Rights First, Emma acted as a communications and research intern at various non-profits, including: Public Citizen, the Alliance for Quality Education, and the Poverty and Race Research Action Council.

Emma earned a B.A. in Political Science from Union College in Schenectady, New York. 

August 21, 2018
In response to the increasing numbers of women and children requesting asylum at the southern border in the summer of 2014, the U.S. government massively increased family detention, which put...
June 28, 2018
Attacks on asylum remain at an all-time high—babies have been ripped from their parents’ arms, frightened children sleep in tents, and devastated families’ lives are in limbo as they await their fate...
June 22, 2018
On World Refugee Day, President Donald Trump signed an executive order that “halted” family separation but doubled down on the administration's obsession with detaining families with children...
June 20, 2018
Today, it was announced that President Trump intends to sign an executive order that will detain families together indefinitely rather than separate them at the border.  Make no mistake: this...