Jasmine Richardson-Rushin is an Attorney on the National Center for Youth Law's Justice and Equity team. Jasmine works on policy reform to eliminate school-to-prison pipeline, as well as juvenile fines and fees through the Debt Free Justice Campaign.
Prior to joining the Justice and Equity Team, Jasmine worked directly with youth and families at the Maryland Office of the Public Defender where she served as an assistant public defender in the juvenile division for two and half years. She also managed the CORI Initiative in Boston at New England Law, where she created the Expungement Division to assist young people in expunging their juvenile court records and eliminating a barrier to their success. She is deeply committed to protecting the rights of children and youth and transforming the systems in which they interact.
A Washington D.C. native, Jasmine currently lives in Maryland with her husband Jared and beautiful daughter Amari. Outside of work, Jasmine enjoys singing, writing music, and baking treats with her nieces.