Jenni Trovillion joined Impact Justice in 2016, assuming a leadership role in the Washington, DC office and serving as a co-director of the National PREA Resource Center (PRC) through May 2022. After over a decade devoted to preventing sexual abuse in confinement, Jenni transitioned into a full-time organizational management role, and now leads operations and organizational effectiveness strategies.
Jenni brings to Impact Justice more than 20 years of experience managing various statewide and national initiatives within the justice sector. Prior to her tenure with the PRC, Jenni served as a liaison to the congressional appropriations committees on behalf of the Office of Justice Programs (OJP) within the Department of Justice. There, Jenni supported congressional communications regarding OJP’s budget, policies, and programs across federal, state, local, and tribal justice systems.
Prior to joining OJP, Jenni served as deputy director of the National Prison Rape Elimination Commission, the entity created by Congress to study and draft standards to eliminate the problem of sexual assault in confinement. In this effort, Jenni built upon her previous experience managing outreach and operations for the Vera Institute of Justice’s Commission on Safety and Abuse in America’s Prisons. Jenni began her career in the criminal legal system assisting in the management and casework of the Capital Post-Conviction Project of Louisiana, which provides counsel to Louisiana’s death row inmates through their state collateral and federal habeas appeals. Jenni received a master’s degree in international service from the University of Surrey, Roehampton, in London, England.