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Jessica Gordon

Regional Manager, Understood

Jessica Gordon is an Iowa native, a lifelong advocate, and the parent of kids with learning and attention issues. After graduating from the University of Northern Iowa with a degree in political communication, she went on to be the Southeast Iowa field director for Iowans for Sensible Priorities, a group that aimed to bring more federal funds to health care and education programs nationwide. Jessica then moved on to be a constituent advocate in Sen. Tom Harkin’s Davenport office, where she spent almost seven years fighting for Iowans in need.

Recently, she has been the event and marketing coordinator for the Hilltop Campus Village in Davenport, a Main Street Iowa project. Jessica is very lucky to be married to Mark and to be the mom of Aspen, Amelia and Anjuli.

From the policy blog

Two Bills Supported by NCLD Receive Renewed Interest

The 115th Congress is coming to an end in December and members of Congress are thinking about which issues they want to work on in  the next session, which begins in January 2019. So far, we’ve seen an increased interest in two bills that NCLD has supported from advocates and the media recently and it’s … Continue reading Two Bills Supported by NCLD Receive Renewed Interest

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