Jessica de Jesus

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Jessica de Jesus... is a fundraiser[1]with the Ella Baker Center for Human Rights in Oakland California.

Growing up in Los Angeles and having made it successfully through what was then the thriving public school system, she has seen the decline of education and the impact it has had on students in underserved communities.


Jessica de Jesus received her Masters in Social Sciences from the University of Chicago and her Bachelors degree from UCLA.


Jessica de Jesus started her fundraising career in 1997 at the University of Chicago Law School. Since then, she has worked at various Bay Area organizations serving underrepresented youth of color in education at places such as Outward Bound, the Level Playing Field Institute and Juma Ventures.

Ella Baker Center supporter

In 2009 Jessica de Jesus and Ken Dick were financial supporters of the Ella Baker Center for Human Rights in Oakland, California.[2]