Jessica Wisneski

NY Donor Organizer

Jess Wisneski serves as NY Donor Organizer at the Democracy Alliance. As a former Community Organizer, Legislative and Campaigns Director and Co-Executive Director of Citizen Action of New York, Jess was at the helm of building and executing broad, statewide community-labor coalitions and campaigns to win at the state and federal level, including the Fight for 15, Ending Prison-Based Gerrymandering and Health Care for All New York. Jess led the two decade effort to build the Fair Elections for New York campaign that won a small donor public financing of elections systems for statewide races in New York State hailed as the largest money in politics victory in the nation since Citizens United. Prior to her work at Citizen Action, Jess was a student organizer and canvass director with New York Public Interest Research Group. She is currently a State Committee member and Co-Chair of the New York Working Families Party. Jess holds a bachelor’s degree in Political Science from Rockefeller College at the State University at Albany.