With a background in sociology and social work, Jessica has experience in a wide variety of contexts, including direct work with adolescents; nonprofit development; community mobilization; and statewide coordination of public health efforts. As Senior Administrative Program Coordinator at the Addiction Research Institute, Jessica coordinates trainings for the recovery workforce; facilitates community-building among frontline staff of referral agencies; advances bilingual service provision and workforce development; and engages with community members to guide Addiction Research Institute programming. In her free time, Jessica enjoys reading and spending time outdoors.