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Jamerika Haynes is an Administrative Coordinator for Young Adults & Social Outreach. She previously worked as journalist and brings experience from the YMCA of Greater Seattle and Press Enterprise in Riverside, California. She holds a B.A. in Communication from the Edward. R. Murrow College of Communication at Washington State University. A passionate advocate for foster children, she holds the title of Ms. Evergreen State 2018 through the USA Ambassador (USAA) Pageant. Her USAA service platform is ‘A Chance to Succeed: Empowering Youth in Foster Care.’ 

In 2015, Jamerika earned a certificate in Public Relations & Strategic Communications from the University of Washington. A native of Tacoma, WA, she has worked as a communications consultant for a number of organizations including the Washington State Department of Social Health & Services, the University of Washington and numerous non-profits. She also owns Clever Jam Communications, a consulting firm offering strategic communications guidance, motivational speaking and facilitation to those working in child welfare.

While looking for a faith community in Seattle, she discovered the St. James Young Adults Group. She attended a 3rd Sunday Social and felt like she ‘found her people.’ After attending RCIA for a year, she was confirmed Easter 2016. She describes this event as a ‘defining moment in her life.” She looks forward to creating a welcoming and accepting environment to those who visit  St. James.






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