Jackie Tran

Program Manager, GreenLight Denver


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Jackie is a social (change) worker deeply committed to social justice and collective liberation. Centering trust and solidarity in her work, she brings experience in nonprofit operations, community engagement, and relational organizing.

Before joining GreenLight, she worked to build relationships and better understand the diverse needs of Denver’s community. At Lifespan Local, she worked with the Alma maternal mental health team, providing support and resources to children, caregivers, and families in Southwest Denver. At the DU Center for Community Engagement (CCESL), she co-developed and facilitated a civic leadership curriculum, mentored students in implementing community-engaged projects, and provided support for students from low-income, BIPOC, and other marginalized backgrounds. Prior to DU, she was the Impact and Operations Manager at The Impact Project, a progressive advocacy and grantmaking organization advancing economic and democracy reform in multiple states, including Colorado.

Jackie earned her MSW from the University of Denver Graduate School of Social Work, where she researched the pillars of community building and belonging and collaborated with the GSSW Mutual Aid Collective research team. She also holds a BA in Human Biology from Stanford University.