Trina Jackson is the Senior Solidarity Program Officer – US Internationalist Program and works to support environmental justice social movements in the United States and Puerto Rico. Trina also coordinates the Martín-Baró Initiative for Wellbeing and Human Rights at Grassroots International. She previously served as the Building Equity and Alignment for Impact (BEAI) Fund Director for Grassroots International.
In her organizing work, Trina seeks to explore the intersections of identity and the lived experience; to work for structural and institutional change; to use reflective, participatory and cultural practices for deeper connections between communities directly impacted by oppression; and to construct new narratives that bring about social transformation, cultural shifts, and radical imaginations.
Trina serves on the board of directors for the Center for Story-based Strategy and Haymarket People’s Fund. She is the producer of Grown By Herself, an independent multimedia project that honors the gardening and farming traditions of black women. She has a bachelor’s degree from Goddard College, and a Master’s Degree in Public Policy at Tufts University’s Urban and Environmental Policy program.
Her passions include writing, traveling, photography, and yoga. She lives and works in Boston.