Angeline Jackson

Co-Founder & Executive Director, Quality of Citizenship Jamaica, Jamaica

Angeline Jackson is an LGBT human rights activist, HIV/AIDS educator, Executive Director of Quality of Citizenship Jamaica, and a life coach. In 2013, she co-founded Quality of Citizenship Jamaica, served as the associate director of Youth Guardian Services (YGS) from 2010 to 2015 and currently serves on the Global Advisory Board of Alturi. She also works with a growing faith-based group in Jamaica. Over the years Angeline has presented at various events and panels including the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights, National Gay and Lesbian Task Force: Creating Change, Founders Metropolitan Community Church, and has been a repeat featured speaker at Human Rights First IDAHOT Events on Capitol Hill where she has shared the podium with the Honorable David Cicilline and the Honorable Ileana Ros-Lehtinen. She had received the 2014 Saint Paul's Foundation for International Reconciliation Hero Award, the 2016 Troy Perry Medal of Pride, and the 2017 Florida Youth Pride Coalition 2017 Icon Award for her work on LGBT rights in Jamaica. In 2015 at the Town Hall for Youth in Kingston Jamaica, former President Barack Obama recognized Angeline as one of the island's remarkable young leaders. Angeline is a returning Fellow of the Salzburg Global LGBT Forum.

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