Jennifer L. Braun
President and CEO
Jennifer L. Braun is the President and CEO of the Alliance for Children’s Rights, dedicated to promoting the rights and well-being of children and young adults in our child welfare systems. Jen formerly was the Alliance’s Legal Director, overseeing our broad array of cases and programs, and representing the Alliance in the community. She has supported expanding the Alliance’s pro bono partners’ representation of young adults in consumer cases, as well as their representation of families in benefits cases for children adopted through foster care. Before joining the Alliance, Jen was an Assistant U.S. Trustee in the U.S. Department of Justice, where she supervised the prevention of financial and consumer abuses in the bankruptcy system. Earlier, she was a supervising attorney at Bet Tzedek Legal Services, assisting indigent Los Angeles County residents, after beginning her legal career in private practice, litigating employment rights cases. Ms. Braun holds a B.A. from Pomona College, a M.A. in English from the University of Chicago, and a J.D. from the University of California at Berkeley School of Law.