As you may have read in yesterday’s press release, we’re thrilled to announce that former Boston City Councilor Tito Jackson has been appointed to Parenting Journey’s inaugural social and family justice fellowship.
Check out some of the media coverage:
He has landed in social justice advocacy, according to Parenting Journey, a
Somerville nonprofit whose mission is to end the systemic cycle of parenting in poverty.The nonprofit announced Jackson will be its inaugural social and family justice fellow. In naming Jackson to the three-month post, Imari Paris Jeffries, the organization’s executive director, highlighted the former councilor’s expertise in public policy, advocacy, and public service, adding that those skills “will help shape a vibrant future for families.”
Former Boston mayoral candidate Tito Jackson will fill a three-month fellowship role at a Somerville nonprofit that helps lift parents out of poverty.
Jackson, a former Boston city councilor who lost the November election to Mayor Martin Walsh, has been named the first-ever Social and Family Justice Fellow by Parenting Journey. The 35-year-old organization says it created the fellowship to “focus on public policy and civic engagement, building partnerships and developing a robust agenda to help lift families out of poverty.”
Jackson will focus on public policy and civic engagement, building partnerships and developing a robust agenda to help lift families out of poverty. … The three-month fellowship was created to help empower families through the intersection of economic justice and parenting, addressing core challenges facing communities of color.
Former mayoral candidate and city councilor Tito Jackson has found a new post at a Somerville nonprofit, Parenting Journey, serving as a social and family justice fellow, reports the Globe’s Meghan Irons.