Sen. Jackson fires up Youth
By: NP staff | The Navajo Post | June 15
PHOENIX - Senator Jack C. Jackson, Jr. has been selected to serve as a Director-at-Large for the Native American Alumni Chapter of the Arizona State University Alumni Association.
Sen. Jackson was selected at the Chapter’s June 9th meeting and will work towards fulfilling its stated goals of:
- Improving communication links between ASU and tribal governments, education committees, and high schools.
- Improving coordination between the ideals, beliefs, and thoughts of the University and of Native Americans.
- Increasing opportunities of a college education for Native Americans.
“It’s a true honor to be selected as a leader of the Native American Alumni Chapter,” said Sen. Jackson. “We have a responsibility to ensure our future generations have opportunities to succeed. I’ve advocated in the Legislature for restoring funding to higher education and, with this appointment, I will advocate for creating more of those opportunities for success, especially for Native American students.”
Sen. Jackson attended ASU from 1979 to 1982 where he graduated with a bachelor of arts in political science. He earned his juris doctorate from Syracuse in 1988.
For more information on the Native American Alumni Chapter, visit their website at: http://alumni.asu.edu/chapters/native-american-alumni.