Alicia Jones is the Deputy Director of Network Equity and Inclusion. She collaborates with the State Priorities Partnership Network and State Fiscal Policy team to ensure that their internal engagement and work with partner and allied organizations in their state align with our race, equity, and inclusion values and goals. Prior to joining the Center, Jones led key organizing and strategic political activities at the Indivisible Project, including co-creating and executing its electoral organizing model and advancing and stewarding its racial equity, culture, and belonging goals.
She began her campaign and advocacy career in 2008 as a fellow for Obama For America, now known as Organizing for America, in Savannah, Georgia. This initiated her deep investment in local and state elections. Her professional experiences also include leading advocacy and climate justice campaigns for candidates and nonprofits.
Jones has spent the last decade contributing to electoral and social justice work as an Equity Advocate and Restorative Justice Practitioner, having served on various community-focused boards, and as a trainer and equity advisor for movement, C3, C4 and PAC organizations.
Jones earned her certification in Conflict Resolution and Diversity Equity and Inclusion from Cornell University and holds a B.A. in Political Science and History from Savannah State University.