Emily Cuarenta (she/ella)
Georgia State Organizer
Emily Cuarenta (she/her/Ella) is a first-generation Chicana and first-generation college graduate. She is a Georgia native from the metro-Atlanta area. She earned her Bachelor of Arts in Women and Gender Studies with a certificate in Applied Social Justice in 2020. Emily was the president and co-founder of the Mercer URGE chapter. She was involved with Rainbow Connection, which is an organization that facilitates LGBTQ+ education workshops for Mercer staff and faculty. She was also an RRASC intern for the Atlanta-based abortion fund, Access Reproductive Care-Southeast in 2017. As a Georgia State Organizer, Emily wants to empower and uplift young folks, people of color, and LGBTQ+ people. In the spirit of being abortion positive, Emily wants to destigmatize abortion and eliminate the gender binary in the conversation around abortion rights and access.