Emilee Whitehurst

  • Justice Education and Action Project

  • 1994 Global Fellow

  • Justice Education and Action Project

  • 1994 Global Fellow

Personal Bio

Emilee Dawn Whitehurst is Executive Director of the Rothko Chapel, a contemplative space open every day of the year. She is the former director of the Austin Area Interreligious Ministries, Central Texas’s most comprehensive interfaith organization dedicated to uniting faith and cultural communities in service of the common good. Emilee is an ordained Presbyterian minister with a background in community organizing around issues of homelessness, police accountability, and alternatives to incarceration. She has a BA with honors in Human Biology from Stanford University and holds a Masters of Divinity degree from Harvard Divinity School. At Harvard, she was awarded a Williams Fellowship, which is granted annually to the top ten students demonstrating promise in ministry.

  • Issue Area ?

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    Civil and Human Rights

  • Organization/Fellow Location ?

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    Houston, United States

  • Impact Location ?

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  • Organization Structure ?

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    Nonprofit