Jessica Vergara

Jessica is a master’s student in the Youth Development program in the College of Education at University of Illinois at Chicago. She is currently working as a graduate research assistant on the Adolescents’ Resilience through Action and Culture (ARAC) study. She is also a research assistant at the Center of Behavioral Intervention Technologies (CBITs) at Northwestern University. She is interested in how environmental factors impact mental health and positive development among youth of color.