Meet Jesse, Stand Advocacy Fellow

Stand for Children Colorado advances educational equity and racial justice in Colorado through meaningful partnerships with families, educators, schools, and policy makers. One of the ways we uphold this work is through our annual Advocacy Fellowship.   

Stand for Children Colorado Advocacy Fellows are community leaders advocating for policy solutions towards racial justice and equity in education.  With the support of Stand staff, advocacy fellows will deep dive into issues affecting Colorado communities today, co-create solutions, democratize knowledge back to their communities, work to break down barriers to power and access decision makers, and, in the process, build long lasting relationships and invaluable skills. 

We are excited to introduce this year’s Fellows!  

Meet Jesse

What are you most excited about in this year’s fellowship? 

I am excited to learn more about the legislative process and the bills we are supporting.  

What is your favorite children’s book? 

Anything by David Wiesner or Graeme Base. I love their illustrations and unique stories 

What do you love most about Colorado? 

I love that there is so much you can do for free. We have so much open space for parks, splash pads, visit the mountains or go hiking.  

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