Jazmin Chavez

Director of Public Affairs | Hispanics in Philanthropy


A lawyer by trade, Jazmin brings over 11 years of experience in online strategy for nonprofits, social justice campaigns, online fundraising, & campaign analytics. With 14+ years experience in community organizing, advocacy, and strategic outreach in underrepresented communities, she has utilized communications and legal theory to examine new tactics for digital mobilization and movement building, using social media platforms and narrative power analysis as it relates to Latino outreach strategies. As the former Deputy Director of Public Technology and Digital Strategy for Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito and the New York City Council, Jazmin focused on access, inclusion, and innovation across platforms to advance the Speaker and Council’s work.

Born in Juarez, Mexico but raised in Denver, and as a former DREAMer, Jazmin remains committed to fighting for immigrant rights across the country and currently serves as Co-Chair of the Lideres Board of LatinoJustice PRLDEF and a board member of Rural and Migrant Ministry, an organization that advocates for the rights of farmworkers in New York state. Jazmin holds a Bachelor of Science from the University of Colorado at Boulder and a Juris Doctorate from the University of Denver Sturm College of Law. Most importantly, Jazmin is a proud mama and loves being married to her best friend and partner in crime.