Emma Caterine is a writer on politics with ten years of experience working within economic justice, feminist, LGBTQ, and racial justice movements. She is most well known for her work with sex worker advocacy group Red Umbrella Project on the use of condoms as evidence of prostitution and the New York Human Trafficking Intervention Courts. She also worked for Sylvia Rivera Law Project doing advocacy and policy work around incarcerated trans and gender nonconforming people.
She enrolled in CUNY School of Law in the fall of 2015. While working hard to become a movement lawyer, she has interned with the New Economy Project, Dr. Jillian Weiss, P.C., and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, Office of Enforcement. She currently interns for New York Legal Assistance Group (NYLAG) in their Consumer Protection Unit and serves on the NYC Bar’s Civil Court Committee. She is on the Organizing Committee of the DSA NYC Socialist Feminist Working Group and keeps an active blog looking at legal issues from a Marxist perspective. Her personal mission is to give the most marginalized people the tools to make a more equal and democratic world.