Key Jackson

Director of Movement & Capacity Building

kjackson@raceforward.org

Key is a 1st nations/Black Queer radical dreamer who is committed to weaving the Strength of their community into sustainable social change. A Founding member of Black Youth Project 100 New Orleans, Key has spent the past 15 years fighting for Queer, Youth, Educational, Housing, Immigrant and Racial Justice. Key’s lived experience as a low income, Queer person of color has fueled their desire to educate and move always towards a more equitable reality. Key has co-founded multiple youth centered initiatives and has provided formal as well as informal trainings to hundreds of youth, organizations and communities across the nation. Key resides in New Orleans with their dog, and kitten Octavia.