Jackie Meza, 21, is the founder and executive director of Break The Gap, a non-profit organization whose mission is to serve the homeless population and bring “relief to the impact of poverty & homelessness through art, creative outreach, and resource allocation,” according to their website.

Meza shares with co-hosts Melissa Franco, Julian DeLeonardis, and Luis Rua about her journey of becoming an activist for the unhoused population of Sacramento, California.

Break The Gap’s Website | Break The Gap on Instagram 



A special thanks to local hip-hip and jazz artist, Miguel Recendez, for allowing Access Local to use his music for our podcast. You can find more of Miguel’s music on Soundcloud.