Yessica Mox

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Class of 2022
2022 Democracy Camp in DC
2021 Schaeffer Fellowship

Yessica Mox is a Political Science major from Riverside, CA. She comes from a low-income community and has lived experiences that have shaped the type of work she would like to do in the future. She hopes to work in the public service sector and would like to one day attend law school. In the past, she has interned for a local nonprofit, East Bay Sanctuary Covenant. She was part of the board of directors for Inside the Living Room, a student-led organization that helps students connect with internships at East Bay Sanctuary Covenant (EBSC). In addition, she has also worked on research with Amplifying Sanctuary Voices, a group within EBSC, in regards to the climate crisis and its effects on migration in different areas such as El Salvador, Guatemala, Haiti, and Puerto Rico. Yessica aims to help marginalized communities who suffer due to systematic issues affecting every aspect of their lives. She is passionate about higher education and immigration issues.

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Major(s): Political Science