Jasmine Kaddoura, our Senior Program Coordinator, joined the California Commission on Access to Justice in 2019. Jasmine graduated from UC Berkeley in 2015 with a degree in History. Since then, Jasmine worked in the legal services field for 3 years at the Legal Aid Association of California as their Training & Communications Coordinator.
She is passionate about increasing access to justice through expanded legal services and education for marginalized communities. She is deeply involved in the Bay Area community and the prison abolition movement. Jasmine has interned with Berkeley’s 94.1 KPFA radio station and volunteered with Prison Radio, the Prisoner Advocacy Network, and the Oakland Community Democracy Project. While attending university Jasmine volunteered with Girls Inc. as a group facilitator at a girls’ Juvenile Hall and with Teach In Prison as a tutor at San Quentin Prison.
In her free time, Jasmine loves snuggling with her baby and learning about zero-waste green living.