Mackenzie Walters is our Client Advocate here at Emberwood Center. The focus of her work is providing emotional support and resources, and connecting clients with appropriate legal, medical, and social services. Mackenzie specializes in advocating for survivors of dating violence, domestic violence, sexual assault, human trafficking, and stalking.
Mackenzie has received her associate degree in Criminal Justice from Vincennes University. She is currently pursuing her bachelor’s in criminal justice with a concentration in forensic psychology from Purdue University Global and aspires to continue her path to a master’s degree.
Mackenzie became intrigued and passionate about advocating during her internship with Knox county’s Hope’s Voice. She loves helping people find their voice and overcome traumas in order to improve their everyday life. She is inspired by the survivors’ amount of strength, courage, and determination. Mackenzie has also had extensive experience working with recovery and substance use prevention.
In her free time, she loves to read, spend time with animals, and advocating for social justice issues.