Jassmin Antolin Poyaoan

Jassmin is a graduate of the UCLA School of Law, where she specialized in Critical Race Studies and was a part of the David J. Epstein Program in Public Interest Law and Policy. In 2015, she joined EBCLC’s Green-Collar Communities Clinic (now Community Economic Justice Clinic) to focus on community ownership as a response to widespread gentrification and displacement in the East Bay Area. During law school, Jassmin was awarded the Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowship for New Americans to support her work in developing community and worker-owned enterprises to build wealth in low-income communities of color. In her free time, Jassmin enjoys playing basketball and gardening.