Jessica García is Assistant to the President of the Retail, Wholesale Department Store Union (RWDSU), UFCW, a national labor union representing workers along the food supply chain, as well as workers in non-food retail and healthcare. She previously served as Deputy Political Director for the RWDSU, where she worked to advance the union’s legislative and political agendas. Prior, she served as Director of Programs and Organizing at New Immigrant Community Empowerment and spent her early career advocating for fair funding for public schools in New York City. She currently serves as chair of board of the New York Committee for Safety and Health and the Advocacy Institute, vice-president of Rural & Migrant Ministry, Inc.’s board of directors, and member of the board of the Costa Rican-based organization, Vivir El Sueño. Originally from Honduras, Jessica is a graduate of the Silberman School of Social Work at Hunter College and Harvard University.