Jen Willsea

Senior Associate

Jen is passionate about racial and economic justice, faith, queerness, and transgender rights. She is curious about new and creative ways to build community that will restore everyone’s humanity. She was raised in Rochester, NY and spent time in the San Francisco bay area working with organizations including Peace Action West, Critical Resistance, the Challenging White Supremacy Workshop, and Community United Against Violence. Jen has done organizing particularly around class privilege, white privilege, and social justice philanthropy. At IISC, Jen’s work focuses on collaborative process design, network building, training and facilitation for clients who are seeking to make deep institutional, structural and/or community change as well as groups who want help figuring out how to actualize their commitment to racial equity. Jen also serves as a co-chair of the Resource Generation board of directors and is a cook and accordion player. Jen holds a B.A. in religion and anthropology from Mount Holyoke College and a Masters in Theological Studies from Harvard University. Jen is based in Atlanta, Georgia.

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