Trainer Bios

Jacqueline Velez served as Holyoke’s Lead Organizer for Neighbor to Neighbor (N2N) Education Fund for three years and as Regional Organizing Director for Senator Ed Markey’s Re-election Campaign in 2018. She is currently the Racial Justice Organizer for Massachusetts Jobs with Justice, taking on several environmental and climate justice campaigns, police accountability, and incarceration issues. She holds an Arts Associate Degree from Bard Holyoke Micro-college and lives in Springfield, MA with her two children.