Emily Allen is the Program Director of Homeless and Veterans Impact Initiatives for the Northern Santa Barbara County United Way. These projects include the Home For Good Santa Barbara County Coordinated Entry System, the AmeriCorps Partnership for Veterans and People Experiencing Homelessness, the Common Ground volunteer program and Mission United (for veteran and veteran families). Prior to that she worked at the Legal Aid Foundation of Santa Barbara County as the Managing Attorney of the Homeless Education and Legal Project where she did legal outreach to people experiencing homelessness. She has been continually working with people experiencing homelessness since she was in law school. She graduated from Loyola Law School in 2004. She was Chair of Loyola's Public Interest Law Foundation, clerked at the California Women's Law Center and was the outstanding Woman Law Graduate of Loyola Law School in 2004. She served as an AmeriCorps VISTA at the UCLA with the BruinCorps tutoring program and graduated from Scripps College in 2000. She grew up in Santa Barbara, California.
/ / / Emily Allen, Co-Chair