Program Director | Native Americans in Philanthropy
Gina Jackson, MSW (Te-Moak Western Shoshone) joins the Native Americans in Philanthropy team coming from the National American Indian Court Judges Association. She previously worked for Casey Family Programs as an Indian Child Welfare (ICW) Director working at the Executive Office of the President on the Community Solutions Team, which included working on the Generation Indigenous (Gen-I) initiative. She also served at the Department of Interior, Assistant Secretary’s Office of Indian Affairs working on the Federal interagency team developing the ICWA Guidelines and Regulations. Ms. Jackson has extensive experience working tribal justice, tribal-state collaboration, and systems change for child welfare both state and tribal. She serves as a connector and an igniter in all of the circles she touches, sharing innovation and cultivating collaboration everywhere she goes always being mindful of cultural differences and striving for equity as a standard in our nation.