J essica Clingerman joined the ERC in February 2021 and serves as the Intake Coordinator. In this role she conducts intakes, advocates on behalf of individuals alleging discrimination, and uses intake data to inform civil rights testing projects and investigations. Jessica is a lifelong resident of the DMV. She obtained her undergraduate degree from the Catholic University of America and has called DC home since. She is passionate about empowering the public by simplifying and disseminating information about the people’s rights. When she’s not working, she loves trying out plant-based recipes and reading.