Jessica Bartholow

Jessica Bartholow is a legislative advocate at the Western Center on Law and Poverty with over a decade of experience in anti-poverty organizing, advocacy and program development at the local, state and national level. Jessica is considered an expert on issues of poverty, its causes, consequences and public and private efforts to reduce or ameliorate it.

She has led in coalition to pass a budget proposals and over a dozen pieces of legislation relating to financial empowerment, asset building, disability benefits, employment training and job creation. Jessica holds a Master’s Degree in Political Science.