Raymundo Jacquez III

Youth Law Academy Program Director

Raymundo Jacquez III joined the Youth Law Academy (YLA) in 2014. He earned his J.D. from UC Davis School of Law, Martin Luther King Jr. Hall in 2014, and his B.A. in Sociology with a minor in Chicana/o Studies from UCLA in 2008. Raymundo is passionate about improving access to the legal profession for students of color, civil rights law, police accountability, education, and social justice. As the YLA Program Director, Raymundo oversees the planning and development of the YLA, including curriculum development, managing the mentorship program, coordinating internships, and advancing our Diversity Legal Pipeline for undergraduate students. He brings his experience as a youth organizer, educator, and lawyer to the YLA to engage students in a critical examination of the legal system and hopes to motivate students to realize their unique potentials as agents of change in their community. He also sits on the City of Oakland’s Privacy Advisory Commission where he helps review police surveillance technology.