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Jacqueline Esposito has over a decade of experience advancing social change and progressive causes.  Jacqueline works with non-profit advocacy groups and philanthropic organizations on a wide array of issues ranging from helping clients win immigration reform in the U.S. to evaluating grantmaking strategies to promote privacy rights in developing nations.  

Jacqueline frequently advocates with Congress and the Administration on behalf of national and state non-profit organizations working to advance human and civil rights.  

Jacqueline began her career as a litigation associate at Sullivan & Cromwell LLP where she helped to overturn the death sentence of an immigrant who was denied his rights under Article 36 of the Vienna Convention on Consular Relations.  She later went on to become a public defender at the Legal Aid Society in New York City and also has led the policy efforts of national and state organizations working to advance immigrant rights.  

Jacqueline is widely quoted in the press and makes frequent television and radio appearances including in The New York Times and on MSNBC