Representative-elect Sara Jacobs will be sworn in to represent California’s 53rd Congressional District on January 3rd, 2021.
Jacobs currently serves as the Founder and Chair of San Diego for Every Child: The Coalition to End Child Poverty. She previously worked as a Scholar in Residence at the Joan B. Kroc School of Peace Studies at the University of San Diego and in policy positions at the U.S. State Department during the Obama Administration, UNICEF, the United Nations, and on Secretary Hillary Clinton’s 2016 presidential campaign. She also served as the founding CEO of Project Connect, an education non-profit dedicated to closing the opportunity gap for students around the world.
Jacobs is a proud graduate of the San Diego public school system, and holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science and a Master of International Affairs degree in International Security Policy and Conflict Resolution from Columbia University.
At 31, Jacobs is the youngest Democratic Member-elect and the youngest member of California’s Congressional delegation. She currently serves as the Freshman Representative to the House Democratic Steering and Policy Committee.