Vice President | LA
Jania Palacios Azami is a Vice President at Fenton, specializing in marketing and branding, multi-cultural media relations and nonprofit communications. With more than 17 years of strategic communications experience to promote and advocate for key policy issues impacting California, she has provided support to government agencies, nonprofit organizations, healthcare providers and elected officials, among many others.
Jania previously served as Director of Communications for California Forward, a statewide nonprofit organization leading a movement to ensure the economy and government work for everyone. She led the organization’s cohesive communications efforts and secured extensive news coverage on policy issues critical to Californians’ prosperity including economic mobility, broadband access, housing, wildfire preparation and regional, inclusive economic development.
Following its’ formation, Jania played a critical role in establishing First 5 California as a leader in early childhood development among the Latino community. She has conducted public education campaigns to promote the benefits of DACA and other policies to help immigrants.