Speaker Profile

Jess Jollett

Communications Strategist, Voting Rights
ACLU of California

Since 2009, Jollett has been working for the ACLU in various capacities. These days she is the communications strategist for the ACLU of California's Voting Rights Project. Jollett leads the statewide felony disenfrachisement campaign, which aims to educated the formerly incarcerated of their right to vote. Born and raised in San Diego, California, Jollett is deeply committed to seeking justice in her own hometown. She volunteers at a local Islamic faith based organization, Pillars of the Community, which is based in San Diego's most diverse and disenfranchised community. Pillar's mission is to counter the criminalization of our community through community organizing, leadership development, and strategic partnerships.

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