(VERMONT) -- It is with a heavy heart that we share that on Monday, Aug 2, 2021our Communications Director, Kelley Jackson, suddenly passed away. In her time with Democracy for America, Kelley was responsible for creating and initiating DFA’s communication strategy, planning, and execution along with expanding DFA’s footprint as a leader in the progressive movement.

“This past week has been extremely difficult for the DFA family. To lose a beloved family member is never easy. Kelley Jackson brought so much energy and passion to her work each and every day. To have known her was to witness the combination of brilliance and courage, mixed with a deep passion for making this nation better. She had an essence, a sweet spirit full of fun, sassiness & love of life. Kelley had a positive impact on everyone she engaged with, one conversation at a time. She will dearly be missed and our hearts and prayers are with her daughter, family, and friends through this most difficult time.” - Yvette Simpson, CEO for Democracy for America.

Democracy for America will strive to honor Kelley Jackson’s legacy in all that we do. Kelley Jackson was a veteran communication professional of more than 20 years, working as a publicist, consultant, director, and more for both elected officials, government agencies, and nonprofits. She is survived by her daughter Isabella, whom she loved so dearly.

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