Jenifer coordinates the production of Labor Center books and reports. She also authored Family-Friendly Workplaces: Do Unions Make a Difference? and co-authored (with Laurel Lucia) Economic Impacts of Early Care and Education in California. She joined the Labor Center staff in 2003; prior to that she worked at non-profit advocacy, training, and educational organizations in New York City and North Carolina. A native of Connecticut, she received her master's degree in political science from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.