Romeo Jackson is a black, queer, non-binary, feminist who is dedicated to intersectional justice and cross movement building. They attended Northern Illinois University where they pursued a specialized degree in Intersectionality and Social Justice and will be attending the University of Utah to pursue their graduate education in Student Affairs and Gender Studies. They have served as the Director of Culture Affairs for NIU’s Student Association and a student staff for NIU’s Gender and Sexuality Resource Center. Romeo also served on the National Advisory Council for the National Conference on Race and Ethnicity in Higher Education and the President of the Campus Pride National Advisory Board. Named one of the 100 Black and LGBT-SGL leaders to watch, Romeo is committed to uplifting and empowering queer and trans people of color through a critical black queer feminist lens.
Location: DeKalb, IL, United States
- Issues Areas:
- Trans* and Queer Liberation
Campus: Northern Illinois University - DeKalb, IL
Fellowship Class Year: 2014