Fellow, Nurturing Equity Movements
Jazmin Segura is the 2015-2017 Fellow in Nurturing Equity Movements. Jazmin comes to The San Francisco Foundation with extensive background in the immigrant integration and policy fields. She has a deep passion for creating systemic changes to address the needs of low-income immigrants and communities of color. Most recently, as the Policy Manager at Educators for Fair Consideration (E4FC), Jazmin launched and led the development of the organization’s advocacy strategy. Under her direction, E4FC developed its first policy platform and created its first leadership team of policy advocates. Previously, Jazmin served as the Policy Advocate for Services, Immigrant Rights and Education Network (SIREN), where she designed and led advocacy campaigns to foster civic engagement, increase access to education and economic opportunities, and protect the rights of low-income immigrants in Santa Clara County.
Jazmin was born in Mexico City and migrated to the United States at the age of nine where she grew up in Boyle Heights, a predominantly Latino neighborhood in Los Angeles. She graduated from the University of California Berkeley with a Bachelor of Art’s Degree in Political Economy. Currently, she sits on the Board of Directors for the Latina Coalition of Silicon Valley and is a former commissioner for the Human Relations Commission of Santa Clara County.