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Shaun D. Emerson

Shaun D. Emerson is an urban affairs and management specialist who has worked for three decades to promote human development and community well-being.

Shaun D. Emerson

With an emphasis on equity, resilience and sustainability, Shaun’s work  has focused on the development and promotion of systemic solutions and  structures to address the social, cultural, economic and political  determinants to community well-being and human futures.

Shaun has worked with multiple organizations in the fields of community  based public safety, community well-being and human development,  including: ShadeTree Multicultural Foundation, where Shaun serves as a  Fellow; The Reverence Project; Community Self-Determination Institute;  and Amer-I-Can Foundation for Social Change. He has designed,  implemented and managed projects and programs throughout the Greater Los  Angeles Metropolitan Area, with much of his work in the community of  Watts.

Shaun started with the Community Based Public Safety Collective as a  Project Coordinator and now serves as the Director of Project  Management. He brings his experience in and deep understanding of  Community Based Public Safety and organizational administration in  support of place based development to stop community violence and create  community well-being.

Shaun obtained Associate Degrees in Liberal Arts and Correctional  Science from Mt. San Antonio College; a Bachelor of Science degree in  Human Services Management from University of Phoenix; a Master of Public  Administration degree with a concentration in Urban Management and  Affairs from University of La Verne; and has been inducted into Alpha  Chi National College Honor Society and Pi Alpha Alpha Global Honor  Society for Public Affairs and Administration. He is also a combat  veteran of the U.S. Army.

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