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Roger Jackson Jr.

Chief of Field, Membership, and Units

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Roger Jackson - NAACP

An experienced visionary, systems architect, and difference-maker, Roger Jackson, Jr. currently serves as the Chief of Field, Membership, and Units for the NAACP. In that role, he is leading a vibrant network of grassroots activists driving positive change in communities across the country. Jackson is developing the next generation of community leaders committed to the advancement of civil and human rights and , and pioneering technology platforms to drive broader growth and support of local Branches and Units.  

A champion of equity and opportunity for those historically denied, Jackson has made major impact on the lives of individuals and organizations on the local, state, and national levels as a teacher; coach; high school principal; higher education administrator; congressional chief of staff; and non-profit executive with numerous organizations.  

Jackson is a native of Philadelphia and member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Incorporated. He holds degrees from Kutztown University (Bachelors) where he was an honors student-athlete; Temple University (Masters); Lehigh University (Masters); and has completed all doctoral coursework at Seton Hall University.  

He is the founding principal of Paul Robeson High School (Philadelphia), and is a member of the John Bartram High School Hall of Fame.