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Welcome to Emily Spangenberg—New Bilingual Program Coordinator

Emily Spangenberg joins us as the Bilingual Program Coordinator for the Building Integrated Communities Initiative at ISA. As Program Coordinator, Emily facilitates participatory planning processes between local governments and community partners in North Carolina. Prior to joining ISA, Emily worked with legal services nonprofits focusing on immigration law, including conducting community outreach, supporting law students, faculty, and clients in clinical education programs, and providing Spanish/English translation and interpretation. She has also conducted sociological research on environmental health and community perceptions of mining activity in Northwestern Argentina. Emily received an MA in Latin American Studies from the University of Texas at Austin and a BA in Journalism, Political Science, and Spanish from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.