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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.

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Advocacy has always been woven into the fabric of our society. From the very beginning, people have banded together to advocate for their collective interests. We saw this with the Boston Tea Party when colonists were opposed to paying taxes on tea. We saw advocacy play a huge role during the Montgomery Bus Boycott when … Continue reading Join our Young Adult Advocates for #StandwithLD National Day of Action

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