Emily Hopkins is an artist and the executive director of Side Street Projects. Emily works to develop sustainable, community-based systems that connect working artists directly to communities. She is obsessed with radical pedagogy and all things Mobile. Emily serves on the advisory board for John Muir High School’s Arts Entertainment and Media Academy, and is the Vice President of her Neighborhood Association. Emily has a BFA in Art and a MA in Aesthetics and Politics from CalArts. She lives and works in Pasadena.