Host Agency: Community Housing Improvement Program
University: California State University, Chico
Jasmine is currently attending California State University, Chico. She is majoring in Health Administration and minoring in Project Management. During her time at Chico State, she has been involved with Cats in their Community which is honoring the legacy of Cesar Chavez by giving back to the community of Chico. She has also served as a peer mentor for first-generation students and is a sister of Upsilon Kappa Delta, a Multicultural Sorority.
Jasmine Bal was born and raised in Sacramento, California. She was raised by a single mother navigating her way through a new country. They had to move several times to find a home that would accommodate their multigenerational family at an affordable price. Jasmine grew to realize how important having a stable environment is for an individual.
Jasmine’s goals are to have a better understanding of how to assist underrepresented and underserved communities to have a stable environment. As she is exploring her career options, she would like to grasp the framework of how to pursue affordable housing as a professional career.