Emelia Martinez

is the Director of Partnerships and Special Projects at Rise, Inc., and a fourth year student at the University of California, Riverside. She is a double major in Political Science and Computer Science. Emelia is a member of the Associated Students of University of California Riverside, and the Communications Director for the College Democrats at UCR. She is currently working with the Mayor of the City of Pomona to form a Youth Advisory Commission in order to increase the involvement of high school students in local politics.