Jeanette Smith

Executive Director, South Florida Interfaith Worker Justice

Jeanette Smith is the executive director of South Florida Interfaith Worker Justice, an association of many diverse religious leaders throughout South Florida who respond to the crisis of the working poor. Established in 1998, SFIWJ is one of over 65 affiliates of the national Interfaith Worker Justice network based in Chicago. In addition to her work at SFIWJ, Jeanette sits on the national steering committee of "Faith Advocates for Jobs." She is also a former attorney who is currently completing her Ph.D in sociocultural anthropology at Florida International University.