Jessica manages human trafficking prevention education efforts for the Richmond Justice Initiative (RJI). The Prevention Project® program is RJI’s signature, award-winning, interactive curriculum that educates teens on the facts and lures of trafficking currently affecting their generation, while also investing in character and leadership development, all in order to prevent human trafficking from occurring in their schools and communities. Students are also empowered to be an integral part of the solution to end human trafficking as future leaders.
Jessica is a dynamic speaker who has addressed groups at universities, middle and high schools, churches, forums, professional associations, and statewide conferences on prevention education, social responsibility, and other anti-trafficking topics. Jessica is on the advisory committee for the National Educators to Stop Trafficking (NEST) and is a founding steering committee member of Fair Trade Towns, Richmond (RVA). She can usually be found savoring a cup of fair trade coffee.