Jocelyn Yow

Mayor And Policy Manager
City of Eastvale / IGNITE

Jocelyn Yow became Mayor of Eastvale, CA in December 2020. At the age of 25 she is the youngest woman of color to serve as mayor of a California city. As a new mother, Jocelyn is championing a “Mother’s Agenda,” creating opportunities for city employees to contribute to college plans for their dependents, securing funding for the new library, and designating parking spots for parents. Jocelyn also works as the policy manager at IGNITE where she drives the national advocacy agenda for thousands of young women across 35 states. Jocelyn started her political career working in the offices of Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Representative GIl Cisneros. She holds a Master’s Degree in government from Harvard Extension; Bachelor's Degree from the University of California, Berkeley; and associate's degree from Norco College.

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