SAN FRANCISCO, December 15, 2020 (Newswire.com) - The International Association of Women (IAW) recognizes Cherelle Jackson as a 2020-2021 Influencer. She is acknowledged as a leader in entrepreneurship. The International Association of Women (IAW) is a global in-person and online networking platform with more than 100 local chapters, International Chapters and 1,000+ in-person and virtual events.
A long-time social activist, including working with organizations such as SEIU 1021 as Second Secretary of Committee on Political Education, AFRAM African American Solidarity Committee, Women's Caucus, Black Caucus, CDPAA CAUCUS, Social Economic Justice Committee, Excelsior Action Group, and the Economic Improvement District Association, Cherelle Jackson founded Black Voices and Allies Leadership Committee an organization that provides a platform for black voices, community activists, leaders and allies to come together to discuss social and economic injustices that occur.
“I created a safe space for individuals to find new solutions to issues that occur and to raise awareness,” Ms. Jackson said. “We took a cohort of members from San Francisco to Washington D.C. to the National Action Networks March on Washington D.C. on Aug. 28, 2020, in response to raising awareness of the victims of police brutality."
“I am currently working closely with the DSA, AFRO Socialist as well for public safety reform initiatives and am a member of the Innocence Project to release inmates from prison,” she added.
As Madame President of the organization, Ms. Jackson works tirelessly to provide a platform for black voices, community activists, leaders and allies. Together, they advocate for policy, law and legislation, provide education and other resources to those who face hardships and injustices. She uses her skills and experience in advocacy, civic planning and leadership, fundraising, event planning, public speaking, community liaison work, membership development and financial management to develop, nurture and grow the organization.
Also experienced in film production, Ms. Jackson recently edited and produced the production By Whatever Means Necessary through Amazon Prime for the August 28 March on Washington D.C.
“The most rewarding part of what I do is meeting and interacting with the people I encounter and help every day,” she said. “There are so many people that were hurt in 2020 by the pandemic, and it just feels like it is a time where it's our civic duty to reach out and help our fellow families, friends and neighbors.”
In addition to her role at Black Voices and Allies Leadership Committee, Ms. Jackson is also the CEO and Founder of Platinum Rose. “I take great pride in my work – from start to finish – providing innovative facial products that work for the everyday women. I have developed marketing techniques, funding solutions and unique product designs.” She manages all the day-to-day operations, including budget and inventory, managing community events, social media marketing, pr, and much more.
Ms. Jackson was recently admitted to the California State Assembly District 17 African American Advisory Committee. Her next goal is to win ADEM 17. “I am currently running for ADEM 17 here in California,” she said. “It is absolutely imperative that black women continue to step up and stand up and make a difference.”
Education & Accomplishments: Master’s in Political Science Public Policy Public Administration; Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, Concentration in Sociology; recently spoke on the Network Univision at the National Action Networks March on Washington D.C; member of the Innocence Project
Source: International Association of Professional Women