Emily Goldstein is a native of North Carolina and a rising senior at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, where she is a Robertson Scholar. She is a geography major with double minors in public policy and city and regional planning. Emily is deeply passionate about social justice and community organizing and is involved in a number of justice related community organizations. As an aspiring urban planner, Emily is interested in the intersections of planning, policy and justice. She is particularly interested in the power of homeownership and economic development to transform households and communities to create a more just and equitable future. In her free time she enjoys biking, gardening, looking at art, and sometimes, attempting to make it.
Emily is incredibly excited to spend the summer learning about the work of the NC APA and the planning profession.
In addition to the NC APA Fellowship, Emily is interning at the Center for Responsible Lending (CRL) in Durham, where she is supporting research on rural mortgage lending, GSE reform, and criminal justice debt.