Ja-Rei works with the media to promote the work of our Food and Environment program and Climate and Energy accountability team. She comes to UCS with a background in communications and grassroots organizing, having worked in the AFL-CIO’s press shop, unionized university campus dining hall workers, and volunteered with community groups around food justice, international worker solidarity, and immigrant rights. Most recently she spent time in Taiwan as a communications consultant for an arts and culture start-up, and taught writing and communications to undergraduate students. Ja-Rei earned a B.A. in women’s and gender studies from Georgetown University.