Jenny comes to APANO after working as the Advocacy Director at the Coalition of Communities of Color, a cross-cultural alliance of culturally specific organizations engaged in collective action for racial justice. Previously she was the Housing Policy Director at Neighborhood Partnerships, where she helped convene the Oregon Housing Alliance. She spent time away from her home state of Oregon working as the public policy director for Hawai‘i Appleseed in Honolulu, where she engaged in legislative advocacy, coalition-building, litigation, and policy research on a wide range of social and economic justice issues, including public assistance, tax policy, and homelessness. Jenny grew up in Washington County, and her background includes work in disability rights, domestic violence, and mediation, as well as a year serving as an AmeriCorps member at a SUN School in Southeast Portland. Jenny holds a J.D. from Harvard Law School and a B.A. in philosophy, French, and political science from the University of Oregon.