ICJ Staff

Emma Sullivan

Emma Sullivan

Prison Linkage Specialist


Emma Sullivan is a dedicated and passionate professional with a background in community/coalition building, advocacy, and social justice. Emma has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Criminal Justice and Political Science, with a minor in Spanish Language and Literature, from George Washington University in Washington, D.C. 

Emma brings experience from across industries, with a common goal of supporting and connecting with her community. She managed communications for a small nonprofit organization, with the goal of connecting low-income neighborhoods with initiatives like public gardens, art classes, and civic storytelling projects. Emma also has experience in the legal field, working at a labor law firm to support workers and unions taking collective action to stand up for fair treatment in the workplace, including translation work for Spanish-speaking clients. She also has volunteer experience at a workers’ rights clinic, where she served as an English/Spanish intake volunteer to help provide free legal advice to workers.

As a Prison Linkage Specialist at ICJ, Emma brings her empathetic approach with her cross-industry experience to connect with people from a variety of life experiences and backgrounds. She looks forward to continuing to support ICJ’s mission in empowering individuals and communities impacted by the criminal justice system to thrive.