#20989696 Overall Influence

Geneviéve Jones-Wright

Former San Diego Public Defender & current Legal Chief of Partnership for Advancement of New Americans


Why is this person notable and influential?

From Wikipedia

Geneviéve LaChelle Jones-Wright is a San Diego, California native who served San Diego County as a public defender from 2006 to 2019. Jones-Wright co-founded and serves as the Executive Director of an impact litigation non-profit, Community Advocates for Just and Moral Governance www.moralgovernance.org, also known as MoGo. MoGo works to achieve racial and social justice and holds government accountable to all people, especially those who are marginalized. Jones-Wright ran to become the District Attorney of San Diego in the June 5, 2018 primary election against interim District Attorney Summer Stephan after the position was vacated by Bonnie Dumanis in July 2017. Jones-Wright lost the primary 62.62% to 37.02%. She is a Democrat who is considered a progressive reformist, though the District Attorney position is non-partisan.

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What schools is this person affiliated with?

University of San Francisco

Jesuit Catholic university in San Francisco, California

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How’s this person influential?
#575552 World Rank