Emmett Witkovsky-Eldred assists the Communications team with a particular focus on digital advocacy. His primary responsibility is to help write and edit FCNL’s various materials, including emails, website content, publications, and social media posts.
Emmett comes to the Quakers from the Church of the Brethren, where he is a leading advocate for young adult participation in Church leadership and connecting Christian discipleship to faith-based advocacy for peace and justice. Emmett runs DunkerPunks.com, where he writes about issues of faith, peace, and justice and distributes resources to youth and young adults in the Church of the Brethren about connecting their faith with service and advocacy. Emmett is also the co-host of the Dunker Punks Podcast. Emmett is also a contributing editor for the Church of the Brethren’s Messenger Magazine and a frequent guest speaker at Church of the Brethren conferences and worship services.
Emmett is a graduate of Carnegie Mellon University, where he earned a triple major in Creative Writing; Professional Writing; and Ethics, History, and Public Policy with the University’s highest honors. At CMU, Emmett was a prolific organizer, serving as the President and Founder of the CMU College Democrats and as a founding board member of the Social Justice Coalition.