Emily Rodrigues


Emily Rodrigues is a Florida native, born and raised in Fort Lauderdale. She joined the Central Florida Urban League team last year as a Special Assistant after expressing her interest in increasing civic participation among individuals in the community.  

A key member of the team, Emily assists in managing the Youth Empowerment programs at CFUL, including the Character Education program. She also assists in planning CFUL’s annual trip to the State Capitol, in which a group of youth from the community have the opportunity to meet their state senators and representatives while learning about legislative processes. Emily is passionate about bringing awareness to social injustices and reducing social inequalities. 

Emily is currently a Senior at the University of Central Florida, pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science. She is a member of the Burnett Honors College and a UCF National Hispanic Scholarship recipient. Emily has a minor in Psychology and is expected to graduate in May 2020.