Jessica Collins

Program Director for the Media Literacy Project

Jessica joined the Media Literacy Project in 2003 and has trained thousands of youth, educators and community leaders across the nation on topics including gender, race, sexuality, body image, reality television and digital storytelling. She runs the Media Literacy Project's Girl Tech program, which teaches young women of color about media justice, reproductive justice, video production and storytelling for community change. She has also developed several multimedia educational resources, including Challenging the Debt Industry, a documentary on predatory lending.

Jessica has a passion for film, storytelling and working with youth. She enjoys deconstructing TV shows, music videos and marketing tactics. Jessica has over 10 years of filmmaking experience and earned a B.A. in media arts from the University of New Mexico.

People + Policy

= Positive Change for the Public Good

people + policy = Positive Change for the Public Good