Esmy Jimenez

Born in Mexico but raised in rural Washington, Esmy Jimenez is an undocumented mestiza scholar, organizer and now journalist. After graduating from USC in Los Angeles, she moved to Seattle, where she serves as a daily editor for the Sightline Institute covering environmental news for the Cascadia region. A former apprentice with the Seattle Globalist, her work has appeared in La Raza del Noroeste, Femme Feminism and other publications.