Jenny Muñiz

Research Fellow, Education Policy Program

Jenny Muñiz is a research fellow and former policy analyst with the Education Policy program at New America. After serving as a New America Millennial Public Policy fellow, Muñiz joined the PreK–12 team, where she researches and reports on policies and practices related to English learners, culturally responsive education, and educational equity.

Before joining New America, she taught second grade in San Antonio, where she was the lead bilingual teacher on her campus. Muñiz has served as an Urban Leaders fellow, supporting the Oakland Unified School District Board of Education and Oakland Promise, a cradle-to-career initiative; and as a Leadership for Educational Equity Public Policy & Advocacy fellow, leading the Civic Engagement Messaging Project at Murmuration, a nonprofit focused on public advocacy and community-building efforts. Muñiz holds a BA in media studies from Pomona College.