Grassroots International

Lauren Jacobs, Secretary

Lauren Jacobs is the Partnership for Working Families’s Deputy Director where she works for meaningful change where people live and work. Before the Partnership, she was National Organizing Director for the Restaurant Opportunities Center United (ROC) and the 1st Vice President and Northern California Director for the SEIU’s United Service Workers West, a 40,000-member janitor, security officer, and airport worker union in California. In the course of her over 20 years as an organizer, she has worked with tens of thousands of service sector workers to improve their lives through organizing and winning higher wages and healthcare. Lauren is a proud native New Yorker, an avid reader of fiction, a closet lover of quality sci-fi TV programming and is in a perpetual quest to become a jock.