Boards and Commissions Leadership Institute 2017
Jenny Trang is a first-generation Vietnamese-American citizen. She is currently the Youth Development Coordinator at City Heights Community Development Corporation (CHCDC). She earned her Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL) Certificate and BA in Political Science and Child Development at San Diego State University (SDSU). Jenny was born and raised in City Heights and volunteered with several non-profit organizations since she was in high school. She mentored at STAR/PAL for 3 years, served as the Vice President of Public Relations with the San Diego Asian Youth Organization (SDAYO), and continued to serve SDAYO for several of years as a mentor to board members. Jenny currently sits on the Mid-City CAN Coordinating Council and Voice of San Diego’s storyboard team advocating for bilingual education.
Jenny has held internships with Former San Diego Council member Marti Emerald of District 9 and former Trustee and President of the Board of Education, Marne Foster. Jenny is a proud Student for Economic Justice (SEJ) alum where she worked with the Center on Policy Initiatives (CPI) on several economic justice campaigns.