Emma Rae comes to RAN with over eight years of experience in nonprofit communications. A long-time freelance journalist and poet, Emma Rae’s writing has appeared in numerous publications. She has also worked with youth in environmental justice organizations, in sustainable agriculture as an apprentice farmer, and as a trail crew lead and wild land firefighter with the United States Forest Service. Emma Rae works to tell the stories of RAN’s forests campaigns and to amplify their impact in the world. Originally from Seattle, Washington, she currently lives in Oakland with her cat, and happily makes the commute across the Bay to work alongside some of the savviest agitators affecting change today.