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Emy Takinami


Emy Takinami (she/her) is a macro social worker and community organizer and currently serves as a steering committee member of Boston Liberation Health (BLH), a group of social workers dedicated to understanding and practicing social work using the Liberation Health framework, a model of radical mental health practice that helps individuals identify and analyze the sociopolitical factors affecting our lives and to take action to change our external world.  Through her work with BLH, and in partnership with The City School (TCS), she also serves on the steering committee of Boston’s Mental Health Crisis Response (MHCR) campaign, that is organizing for a non-police, non-carceral, community-based mental health crisis response for the City of Boston.

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