Emily Heinlein loves to sing, hike, and do other things you’d find on the daily schedule of a summer camp. Her work has focused on the intersection of public health and social justice, and she strives to build work structures that promote community health while also supporting the wellbeing of the humans doing the work. In her role as director of public health strategic initiatives at Behavioral Health System Baltimore, Emily guides and supports the Maryland Harm Reduction Training Institute (MaHRTI) and Bmore POWER. MaHRTI provides training and technical assistance to harm reduction programs, and Bmore POWER provides outreach and education to support the health and wellbeing of people who use drugs. Emily has a master’s degree in public health and bachelor’s degrees in Spanish and sociology.