Jessica Alter lives in Somerville with her wife and toddler son. When she is not attending Pride and Keshet events, she teaches middle school math and special education. Jessica is also the LGBTQ liaison for the City of Somerville and works to provide information, referral services, guidance, coordination and technical assistance to the city and its residents on initiatives intended to serve the LGBTQ community. She also works to eliminate prejudice and discrimination based on sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression in Somerville.