When We All Vote
Emily Bloomfield is a Senior Advisor at When We All Vote, working on the My School Votes initiative to close the age and race gap with respect to voting and build a culture of voting in K-12 education. She is a board member and the former CEO and Founder of Monument Academy Public Charter School, the country’s only boarding middle school designed to meet the needs of students who have experienced trauma and struggles in and out of school, particular related to involvement in foster care, homelessness, abuse, neglect, and loss. Prior to this Emily served on the board of the DC Public Charter School Board, and was a senior policy advisor for Stand for Children. She transitioned to a career in education when she was first elected to the Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District’s Board of Education in 2002, where she twice served as the board president. Before that she worked for internet startups, including at Carparts.com as chief people officer, and at CitySearch.com as a product manager. Earlier experience includes having worked in the business unit of the Los Angeles Times, and as an economist for LMC International in the UK. Emily serves on the board of DC127. Emily has a BA from the University of Chicago, an MPA from The Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs at Syracuse University and an MPhil in economics for Oxford University. She is currently pursuing an M.Div degree at Duke Divinity school and serving as the interim Executive Director of DC127, a faith based para-ministry that works with families experiencing instability with the goal of protecting children by empowering parents to protect children.We provide wraparound services to parents and grandparents who are isolated, overwhelmed, and under- resourced. We advocate for new foster homes by providing information sessions and connecting parents to Child & Family Services Agency for licensing.