PASS-2 Program Coordinator
Jean-Arellia Tolentino, is the PASS-2 Program Coordinator serving Oakland Kids First. She began as a high school youth organizer through the Pilipino Youth Coalition (PYC) Vallejo, continuing her work at the Filipino Advocates for Justice and Asian Pacific Islander Youth Promoting Advocacy & Leadership (AYPAL), and the Oakland Asian Student Educational Services (OASES) organization; and, has over 10 years of dedicated services to the growth and achievement of student and youth empowerment. She majored in Psychology, with a focus on Adolescent & Adult Development at Saint Mary’s College of California. Later achieving a Master’s of Arts degree in Education, from the University of San Francisco. Jean also serves as an active organizer for the National Asian Pacific American Women’s Forum (NAPAWF) Bay Area Chapter.