Jaden Fields - Women's Foundation California

Jaden Fields



Trauma Justice

Mirror Memoirs

Jaden is a Los Angeles-based organizer, cultural worker, and educator dedicated to cultivating healing-centered spaces for marginalized communities. He joined the staff as Co-Director in December 2020. As a survivor storyteller in the archive since 2017, he has played a pivotal role in co-designing Mirror Memoirs’ strategic vision, programs, and structure. Jaden’s work as a board and staff member of several grassroots and nonprofit organizations has included designing and leading programs for trans folks to access health services, training government agencies to better serve transgender people, participatory action research, and policy advocacy at the city and county level. Jaden was an inaugural member of the Los Angeles Transgender Advisory Council, a 2017 California HIV/AIDS Policy Research Fellow, a 2019 Echoing Green finalist, a 2021 Solis Policy Institute Fellow at the Women’s Foundation of California, and a 2021 John W. Mack Movement Building Fellow at the Weingart Foundation. He is also the Equity Director and a Board member of the Association for Size Diversity and Health. Jaden is a performance poet and frequent keynote speaker, including 2020 talks at the #MeTooLGBTQ conference by San Diego Pride, at the #MeToo Movement Survivor Summit, and Lambda LitFest. In 2019, he self-published his first chapbook, Intentional Musings on Staying Alive When I Want To Die, an honest depiction of navigating mental health disabilities and systemic oppression. He holds a B.S. in Psychology from the University of Southern California.

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