JACKIE OBUNGAH – OUTREACH COORDINATOR

Jackie (she/her) is a Black African femme living and working on the occupied Coast Salish territories of the xwməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam), Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish), and səl̓ílwətaʔɬ/Selilwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh) Peoples. She is eternally grateful for the delicate communal care offered by Black and Indigenous youth on these lands. Jackie spends her time curating spaces for dialogue and participating in mutual aid efforts in her community. She has been intentional in dedicating time to learn her indigenous languages and speak them more often. Recently, she has been focused on organizing on campus and holding valuable spaces of care for Black youth. Jackie spend her time reveling in the optimism of Afro-futurist worlds of Black liberation and Indigenous sovereignties.

Jackie loves mangoes.