Steffi Jean-Jacques, Esq.
Steffi currently leads the Record Review Center (RRC) project, which focuses on providing support to immigration attorneys and advocates with clients impacted by both the immigration and criminal justice systems. Prior to working at Youth Represent, Steffi was a NAACP Law Fellow where she worked with civil rights attorneys on relevant issues concerning economic justice, education, housing, voting rights, and criminal justice. Steffi received her J.D. from Brooklyn Law School where she spearheaded numerous student-led programs that focused on bringing awareness to the systematic plights suffered by minority communities entangled within various legal systems. She has consistently demonstrated her interest in criminal justice and public interest law through her past experience working with non-profit organizations and government officials dedicated to the pursuit of true social equity. Steffi also graduated from the University at Albany Summa Cum Laude with a B.A. in Criminal Justice and Sociology.