Jess Alder is the Program Director of the Start Strong: Building Healthy Teen Relationship Initiative at the Boston Public Health Commission. She holds her Masters in Public Administration from Suffolk University. For 4 years Jess was an educator, advocate, and consultant for rape crisis centers in Denver, CO and Boston, MA. She has been working in the field of teen dating violence for the past 7 years in Boston, MA and has two decades of experience working with young people as an educator, coach, and mentor. Jess has conducted local and national workshops on healthy relationships, healthy break ups, media literacy, and crisis intervention. Most recently, she co-created a Porn Literacy Curriculum for young people which was featured in the New York Times.