Jess Eagle

Strategic Communications Manager

Area of expertise: Media relations; Grassroots organizing; Digital advocacy; Making legal language accessible; Story-telling as a form of justice

You should get to know her because:

  • Jess is a passionate social justice advocate who strives to use her knowledge of journalism, political grassroots organizing, and nonprofit development to break down gender stereotypes and make the world a better place for women, girls, and nonbinary people.
  • She manages ERA’s media relations and digital external communications.
  • Prior to joining ERA in April 2018, Jess was the Development Director at Family Violence Appellate Project, a California nonprofit that helps domestic violence survivors. Before that, she also worked as a grassroots organizer for for Planned Parenthood Pennsylvania Advocates and Organizing for America, President Obama’s 2012 reelection campaign.
  • Jess founded and served as editor-in-chief of House of Flout, an online magazine focused on feminist pop culture commentary and LGBTQIA equality. Her writing has also appeared in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette and

Alumna of:

  • Jess has her Master’s degree in English with a concentration in Feminist Theory from Duquesne University.
  • She has a BA in Journalism and in English literature from Duquesne University, where she served as editor-in-chief of the student newspaper

Outside of work:

  • Jess is a 2019 Women in Leadership Coro Fellow
  • She loves her local yoga community in Oakland


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Para problemas a su escuela, temporalmente, solo podemos ayudar con:
- Acoso sexual o agresión sexual en la universidad
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