Jessica Yager is the Project Director at the Red Hook Community Justice Center, a multijurisdictional court and community center in Brooklyn. Jessica came to the Justice Center with over two decades of experience working to advance criminal justice and housing justice. For ten years, she worked as a public interest attorney, first as an appellate public defender and then as the founding director of the Foreclosure Prevention Project at Queens Legal Services. Jessica then pivoted to working on public policy. For seven years, she worked at the NYU Furman Center, a housing policy research center, as the Policy Director and then as the Executive Director. Most recently, she worked at Win, a large homeless services agency, as the Vice President of Policy and Planning, leading the organization’s research, policy, and internal strategic reform efforts. Jessica is a graduate of Wesleyan University and NYU School of Law.