PODER

A grassroots, environmental justice organization based in San Francisco’s Mission District

Yenia Jimenez

CUHJ Coordinator

Yenia Jimenez was born and raised in San Francisco in the Oakdale Housing Projects. She started volunteering and doing community work in elementary school at George Washington Carver Elementary. Yenia has been serving the community as a youth but began advocacy work over 9 years ago in different capacities, including conducting outreach and peer counseling for the homeless; housing advocacy for families, expectant mothers and children in shelter systems; and for environmental justice.

Yenia can be emailed at yenia[at]podersf.org