Jasmine Leiva

Jasmine Leiva is the daughter of Salvadoran immigrants and grew up working class in Fresno, CA. She is committed to reproductive justice, building youth power, and creating spaces for political education. Jasmine has worked on reproductive health and justice in the Central Valley for over ten years, specifically with Latinx and Spanish speaking communities. Most recently, Jasmine has led electoral campaigns and integrated voter engagement, focusing on growing young leaders and communicating with voters on important issues in their community. She believes in the power of art, culture, and media in uplifting our stories, as much for ourselves as for others. Jasmine’s approach to building grassroots youth leadership is rooted in the intergenerational fight for justice, equity, and healing. As a queer woman she is deeply committed to holding space for queer and trans youth of color to fully be themselves. She is first generation and has a B.A. in Sociology from California State University, Fresno. Jasmine lives and dreams in bright colors, is a proud plant mom, and is a seasoned podcast curator.