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Jessica Claire
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary

Dedicated professional committed to addressing housing disparities that affect the health of communities. Team player committed to leading equity-focused programs, project management and housing policies. Energetic and detail-oriented with 6-year background shaping experiences to foster community growth and policy driven solutions.



Skills
  • Staff Equity education and training
  • Agile, flexible and can function in ambiguity being able to pivot in real time
  • Thrive on content and staying up to date on innovative tools, platforms and resources to develop strong, robust team
  • Experience in fostering strong and positive team culture
  • Team Management Ability to balance short term goals with long term vision
  • Committed to honoring cultural differences and working alongside with persons from diverse cultural, social, and ethnic backgrounds
  • Leads with equitable practices, and justice-driven solutions.
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Community program development
Work History
Community Development- Family Learning Specialist, 11/2019 to Current
Massachusetts General HospitalBeverly, MA,
  • Co-designed and developed a comprehensive diversity and inclusion strategy that resulted in a more integrated and cohesive approach across the organization.
  • Coach and support partners and donors on inclusive practices.
  • Maintain trusting relations with partners, and donors to support community advocacy efforts.
  • Lead and facilitate family leadership and coalition building programs simultaneously across the country.
  • Support leadership and advocacy skills of parent/caregivers and student leaders by providing ongoing coaching and development support.
  • Support communications department with internal equity efforts.
Interpreter and Language Justice Facilitator, 04/2017 to Current
Community Language COOPERATIVECity, STATE,
  • Language justice and community engagement practitioner.
  • Provide Spanish interpretation and translation services.
  • Facilitate language justice trainings for grassroots and grass-tops organizations.
  • Coach and facilitate, capacity building and equity trainings for coalitions simultaneously across the nation.
  • Participated in team-building activities to enhance working
  • Stayed current on new expressions and cultural changes impacting language oppression.
  • Supervised work of contracted employees to keep on task for timely completion
Parent Organizer, 01/2019 to 11/2019
STAND FOR CHILDRENCity, STATE,
  • Participated in strategy development and planning to grow organizing program and advance campaigns.
  • Provided staff coaching, mentoring and consultation on equity, inclusion and professional development.
  • Trained effective social change leaders to run strategic campaigns by organizing news conferences, building strong coalitions and generating grassroots support.
  • Fostered collaborative efforts to schedule, host and facilitate events and identify further opportunities to reach members of community.
  • Engaged with larger movement to build transformational and deeply collaborative partnerships.
  • Support parent and caregivers on advocacy and leadership skills, as they explored their power to activate on local and statewide campaigns.
  • Successfully passed a bill to offer free, full-day kindergarten in Colorado
  • Project manage and successfully facilitate family engagement programs ranging from single-session workshops to multi-lesson programs.
  • Developed team communications and information for meetings
Community Organizer, 01/2016 to 12/2018
Growing HomeCity, STATE,
  • Organized around health disparities all relating back to housing, education, and food oppression.
  • Worked with partner organizations to launch Homes for All Colorado Coalition, led housing policies at state level, and launched the Rent Control campaign.
  • In partnership with Colorado Families for Fair Wage Campaign, “12 by 2020” the minimum wage in Colorado was raised
  • Addressed the lack of affordable fresh produce by starting two successful community gardens in Westminster, Colorado.
  • Facilitated meetings with families and stakeholders.
  • Participated in strategy development and planning to grow organizing program and advance campaigns.
  • Coordinated and implemented numerous meetings, forums and community events.
  • Liaised with political organizations and initiatives to confirm consideration of community best interests within campaigns and political agendas.
  • Trained effective social change leaders to run strategic campaigns by organizing news conferences, building strong coalitions and generating grassroots support.
  • Identified service gaps and located needed housing and work placement resources for individuals.
  • Collaborated on program operations and relayed participant feedback for improvements.
  • Worked flexible hours; night, weekend, and holiday shifts.
  • Conducted research, gathered information from multiple sources and presented results.
Education
Bachelor of Arts and Sciences: Ethnic Studies, Expected in 05/2016 to UNIVERSITY oF COLORADO DENVER - Denver, CO,
GPA:
Minor : Sociology, Expected in 05/2016 to University of Colorado Denver - Denver, CO,
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School Attended

  • UNIVERSITY oF COLORADO DENVER
  • University of Colorado Denver

Job Titles Held:

  • Community Development- Family Learning Specialist
  • Interpreter and Language Justice Facilitator
  • Parent Organizer
  • Community Organizer

Degrees

  • Bachelor of Arts and Sciences
  • Minor

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