Jinan has worked extensively on systemic issues facing black and brown communities in the U.K., and especially concerning migration. She was coordinator of SOAS Detainee Support for a year, and continues to write and work towards the abolition of immigration detention. She has also worked to highlight, in various contexts, the damage of the 2016 Immigration Act.
Jinan has worked on health for black and brown communities as a sessional workshop facilitator at schools around Greater London for FORWARD, and worked on mental health and healing justice as a facilitator for social justice and arts collective Shake!
Jinan has also worked at Platform London as a Project Assistant, working on energy democracy and environmental racism.
Jinan has a first-class honours BA in English Literature from the University of Sussex, and her dissertation was titled “The earth and the (mestiza, exiled) female body: ecofeminism and dwelling in the work of Gloria Anzaldúa and Ana Mendieta”.