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  • Former staff member

Jenny Montoya Tansey

  • Former Director of Safety and Justice, Code for America

Jenny leads CfA’s public safety and criminal justice related work. She previously supported California counties on jail population management, pretrial programs, and access to health coverage and treatment at Californians for Safety and Justice. Jenny also spent four years with the United States Department of Agriculture working on civil rights issues, including law enforcement language access policies and racial profiling. She is a graduate of Stanford Law School, and lives with her husband, Chris, and their son in Oakland.