As a Management Analyst, Jessica manages ALL IN’s children, youth, and family initiatives. Since 2016, Jessica has been responsible for policy planning and development for the Alameda County Interagency Children’s Policy Council. In this role, Jessica worked to strengthen cross-agency collaboration as a strategy for improving outcomes for children and families while promoting institutional change at the county level. Currently, Jessica is focused on initiatives around community-driven solutions to disparities in school-readiness, addressing housing insecurity and homelessness for transition age youth and families with children, and increasing the capacity of County agencies to partner with parents and community members in identifying and implementing solutions. Jessica has significant experience working with community-based and local government organizations to identify and promote equitable and effective policy solutions as well as plan, implement, and evaluate programs and services for children, youth, and their families. Jessica’s youth-focused projects have included researching the impact of alcohol advertising policies on youth, increasing housing support for at-risk families, and implementing effective youth-driven mental health services. Jessica holds a B.A. and M.A. in History from Sarah Lawrence College and a Master’s in Public Policy from Mills College.