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Jessica Nelson

Associate Policy & Research Fellow
jnelson@ctvoices.org

Jessica Nelson

Jessica Nelson is an Associate Policy & Research Fellow at Connecticut Voices for Children. Her focus areas include child welfare and education. 

Jessica earned her B.A. in Sociology from Yale University where she was also an Education Studies Scholar. Previously, Jessica was a Policy Evaluation Fellow at the Primo Center for Women and Children, a family homeless shelter in Chicago, and an intern for the Office of U.S. Senator Tammy Duckworth. She is especially interested in the impact of discrimination and systemic racism on children's access to opportunity. In her free time, she enjoys running, yoga, and watching the Bachelor.