Jessica Peñaranda is the Special Projects Coordinator for the Sex Workers Project, providing direct services to sex workers and survivors of trafficking after arrest, documenting best practices, and conducting trainings with court personnel and service providers. Jessica has worked on issues relating to violence against marginalized communities for over eight years, including domestic violence and human trafficking survivors. She is passionate about human rights, victims’ rights, labor rights, and immigrant rights and protection. She has a B.S. in Criminal Justice and Gender Studies from the College of New Jersey and an M.S. in Global Affairs from NYU with a concentration in Human Rights.