As a first-generation student and the daughter of immigrants from Mexico, Jessica Dimas is passionate about dismantling unjust systems, uplifting community voices, and propelling intersectional equity. Prior to law school, Jessica held several positions at Centro Legal de la Raza in Oakland, first as a paralegal focused on deportation defense for children and families in Northern and Central California, and most recently, coordinating the Workers’ Rights Helpline and Immigrant Relief Fund projects through the COVID-19 pandemic. Her time in Chiapas, Mexico as a Fulbright scholar further informed her dedication to immigrant and environmental justice. Jessica plans to pursue a public interest career in direct legal services with the goal of increasing access to representation for low-income communities and communities of color. Jessica is a 1L at the University of San Francisco School of Law.