Jessica Riestra

Latine youth organizer with brown skin, brown hair, brown eyes wearing glasses, and red lipstick. Sitting down smiling while wearing a black dress

Jessica is a disability organizer who has worked in a variety of realms delving into the intersectionality of different movements. Such include gun violence, immigration, climate Justice, healthcare, and political campaigning. She works on providing an equitable and inclusive lense into what she brings into the table and always fights for representation for all.

Jessica was born and raised in Santa Ana, California, and attended Sacramento State University in Sacramento, California, where she earned two degrees in Political Science and Ethnic Studies with a concentration in Chicanx Studies. Through both degrees she hopes to include an intersectional lense in community and political organizing.