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Jessica Nelson

Associate Policy Fellow
jnelson@ctvoices.org

Jessica Nelson

Jessica Nelson is an Associate Policy Fellow at Connecticut Voices for Children.

Born outside of Chicago, Illinois and raised in Granger, Indiana, Jessica is interested in understanding and mitigating inequities that affect youth from different socioeconomic backgrounds. She has previously been the Policy Evaluation Fellow for the Primo Center for Women and Children, a family homeless shelter in Chicago, and an intern for the Office of US Senator Tammy Duckworth. She earned her B.A. in Sociology from Yale University where she was also a member of the Education Studies program. In her free time, Jessica enjoys running, tap dancing, and eating ice cream.