Jess DePasquale

Jess DePasquale is the Program Administrator for the Work Life office supporting various projects across the scope of the team's work. Before joining the team, Jess worked for 3 years for the NYC Department of Education to support the expansion of universal childcare under the 3-K and Pre-K for All initiatives. Her work supported community-based childcare and sought to make the partnership between these organizations and the city more equitable. 

Prior to joining the team at Work Life, Jess earned her MPA from SUNY Buffalo State, her MA in Urban Studies from the CUNY School of Labor and Urban Studies and her BA in International Relations and Spanish from Canisius College of Buffalo. She is especially passionate about immigrant justice and building solidarity movements in NYC and beyond.