Jenna Pierce Portrait

Jenna Pierce

Program Manager, UCP

Jenna (she/her) is a Program Manager with the Technical Compliance team of the Unaccompanied Children Program (UCP), a national initiative to increase access to legal information and representation for unaccompanied children facing removal from the U.S. Prior to joining Acacia, she was with the Vera Institute of Justice’s UCP team for over five years. Before joining Vera, she worked in both local government and direct services with organizations including the NYC Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs, Legal Aid Society of San Mateo County, and Peace Corps Honduras. Jenna holds a MPA in Public and Nonprofit Management and Policy from NYU Wagner and a BA in both Spanish and International Relations from the University of California, Davis. In her free time, she enjoys getting lost in a great book, riding her bike, and hiking with her dog, Mika.