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Ashley Jackson is a Charlotte native and North Carolina Actionist with We Got Us Now, a national organization built by, led by, and about children of incarcerated parents. She helped advocate and petition for the release of her father, uncle, and cousin, who all served 31 years in federal prison. Ashley uses her lived experience and strategic relationship-building to foster the change she would like to see in her community. Prior to joining Dream.org, she served as a Client Advisor for The Center for Community Transitions, where she provided basic needs and employment readiness services to returning citizens.