Jennifer Martinez, PhD

Chief Strategy Officer
PICO California
Jennifer Martinez, PhD

Jennifer Martinez is the Chief Strategy Officer for PICO California, the largest faith-based community organizing network in California. PICO CA supports the development and action of grassroots leadership to advocate for systemic change that will lead to racial and economic justice. Since 2001, Jennifer has been organizing and advocating for housing justice, immigrant rights, criminal justice reform and quality education. Before joining PICO California, Jennifer was the Executive Director of a local PICO chapter in the San Francisco Bay Area. Jennifer has a BA from Stanford University and a PhD from the University of Nottingham, England.