Yasmin Miranda is the LeadOn Program Coordinator at Impact Justice, a Los Angeles program designed to provide employment and leadership opportunities for young people with prior involvement in California’s justice system.
Prior to Impact Justice, Yasmin worked in various sectors of the legal field broadening her understanding of the justice system. She worked closely and advocated for low-income students at the University of California, Irvine to provide them with jobs, housing, tutoring, and field study opportunities. Through these experiences, Yasmin developed a keen interest in advocacy work.
Yasmin was born and raised in the Los Angeles area. She earned a double B.A. in criminology, law, and society and literary journalism with a minor in political science from the University of California, Irvine where she was a recipient of the Chancellor’s Award of Distinction for her academic achievements, commitment to cutting-edge research, leadership, and service to the university.