Emma Copeland

Emma Copeland is a junior at George Mason University, a founding member of Roosevelt @ Mason, and a member of Roosevelt's Brain Trust for the Mid Atlantic.

THE PROBLEM Historically, colleges and universities have played a passive role in the prevention and education directly relating to sexual assault and rape on their campuses. Common statistics are all too real for far too many students embarking on a path towards higher education. One in five women in college will be sexually assaulted at

Taylor Pigram and Emma Copeland advocate for the Virginia ABC to allocate some of its profit to fight sexual assault on campuses. Universities and colleges in the commonwealth could use those funds toward increased education about sexual abuse on campus, after-care for assault victims and the establishment of a 24-hour sexual assault nurse examiner on

The Key Point Missing From The College Cost Debate Emma Copeland from Roosevelt @ George Mason on Talking Points Memo The role of colleges as a potential force for good within their more immediate communities is often overlooked when we talk about the costs of college. Indeed, one of the most profound ways a university can improve the

Roosevelt @ George Mason’s Emma Copeland and Taylor Pigram wrote a 10 Ideas policy to advocate for the Virginia ABC to allocate 20% of it’s annual profits to sexual assault care. Read an excerpt below and download the full proposal using the download link at the top of the page: Because one in five women