Jacqueline Altamirano Marin


Jacqueline Altamirano Marin works as a senior program associate with Vera’s Opening Doors to Housing initiative to increase housing opportunities for people with conviction histories. She provides support to national and state efforts to advance changes in housing policy.

Before joining Vera, Jacqueline worked as a trainer and organizer with the Western States Center in Portland, Oregon, where she partnered with immigrant, transgender, and reproductive justice rights organizations. She most recently held a position at a law firm in New York City working on diversity and inclusion.

Jacqueline is also a member of the University of Kansas Medical Center’s Community Advisory Board: Cervical Cancer Prevention for Women with Criminal Legal System Involvement. She is also a board member of Aguilas del Desierto, a search and rescue group at the Mexican–U.S. border.

Jacqueline holds a BA in political science and gender studies from Portland State University and an MA from Columbia University.