Accountability collaborator: I Medina Jackson

I Medina is a poet, spoken word and hip hop artist, writer, mama and community educator. In addition to being an artist, I Medina—professionally known as Medina Jackson, MSW—is the Director of Engagement for the University of Pittsburgh Office of Child Development’s P.R.I.D.E. Program (Positive Racial Identity Development in Early Education), is an equity consultant for the Shifting Power in Educational Research and Development Initiative, 2018 Pittsburgh 40 Under 40 honoree, a budding yogi and vegan home cooking enthusiast. Originally from South Berkeley, CA, she came to Pittsburgh to obtain her Master’s Degree from the University of Pittsburgh’s School of Social Work (Community Organization and Social Administration) and has been committed to this city ever since.