Building a community of allies to dismantle white supremacy inside of the climate change movement.
Affiliations & Roles
Founding Director, Fairbanks Climate Action Coalition
Trainer Development Team, Native Movement
Defend the Sacred Alaska, Collaborator
Alaska Climate Alliance, Alliance Coordination Team
Just Transition Collective, Collective Coordination Team
Jessica is a disabled combat veteran and auntie originally from Wampanoag Lands (now known as Boston) with a graduate degree in Sustainable International Development from the Heller School of Social Policy and Management at Brandeis University. Jessica works to dismantle white supremacy as a critical component of addressing the climate crisis. She believes a social justice lens is essential to building a meaningful climate movement. She has 20 years of experience in intercultural relations working with communities in Cambodia as well as Iraq before moving to Alaska in 2014. She is the founding director of the Fairbanks Climate Action Coalition (FCAC) and is a trainer with Native Movement. When she isn’t working she is likely surrounded by plants reading sci-fi.