Jessica Pittman

PACT Regional Coordinator (Central Valley Cohort), Child and Family Policy Institute of California

Fresno, CA

Jessica Pittman has been a community advocate and faith leader for the past twenty years in the Central Valley. Jessica is the Founder of the Central Valley Justice Coalition, a non-profit organization that partners with the church and community to prevent human trafficking through education, partnership and outreach. Jessica has paved the way for partnerships and advocacy in the Central Valley by building strong relationships across sectors, and is passionate about engaging the entire community in addressing systemic injustice and providing opportunities for holistic change. Prior to establishing the Justice Coalition, Jessica pioneered a new position at Fresno First Baptist Church and spent ten years focused on community development and global partnerships.

Jessica has a Masters in Social and Civic Entrepreneurship from Bakke Graduate University, and loves to creatively work with others within and across cultures to find innovative solutions to bring empowerment and change. She lives in Fresno, CA with her husband and children and loves to skate, hike, go to the beach, and drink coffee.