YA National Conference April 3 – April 5, 2024 | Chicago, IL
April 3 – April 5, 2024 | Chicago, IL

Emily Wolff

Lunchtime Plenary Panel Discussion: Re-centering Equity in Classrooms and Communities

Director of the Mayor’s Office of Youth & Families, City of New Orleans

Emily Wolff serves as the Founder and Director of the Mayor's Office of Youth and Families. Prior to this, she served as the Executive Director of the Broadmoor Improvement Association-- a non-profit in New Orleans that has gained regional and national attention for its effort to revitalize the Broadmoor neighborhood. As Executive Director, Emily provided overall strategic and operational leadership for the BIA's staff, programs, expansion, and the execution of its mission. She also founded the Broadmoor Arts & Wellness Center which serves children, adults and seniors through affordable arts enrichment and wellness services.

Emily graduated from Bard College with a BA in Sociology and received her Master’s in Public Administration from UC Berkeley’s Goldman School of Public Policy. She is also a graduate of Propeller’s Accelerator Program and was one of twenty-four W.K. Kellogg Foundation Community Leadership fellows in New Orleans.