Chiquita Jackson

Founder And Ceo
CJE Consulting

Chiquita Jackson, age 27, is currently running for Maryland House of Delegates District 2. She was born and raised in Detroit and in 2021 moved to Maryland to pursue a masters in Legal Studies at the University of Baltimore. She's Founder and CEO of CJE Consulting where she works with companies to strengthen their inclusion and diversity practices. Chiiquita is currently serving as a Policy Fellow with Urban Leaders. She previously served as the inaugural Detroit Fellow for IGNITE, launching political leadership programs for college women. Chiquita is deeply committed to electing a new and diverse pool of candidates to office. She worked on several local and state campaigns including that of Kansas's first African-American state Senator Oletha Faust-Goudeas and United States Senator Ben Cardin.

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