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Youth Development Specialist – Jackie

Jackie is one of the two Youth Development Specialists who supervise The ROAD’s drop-in. She is from Central Massachusetts and made Colorado her new home when she began to work for The ROAD back in 2015. Jackie graduated from the University of Massachusetts of Boston with a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice and has a passion for working with young adults. She previously worked in downtown Boston for the Department of Youth Services. Since being in Colorado, Jackie has been certified in Positive Youth Development as a Trainer by the Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment.  In addition, Jackie has completed 200-Hour Yoga Teacher Training and is now teaching Power Yoga to all levels of youth! In her free time she loves staying active, crafting and watching her favorite Boston sports teams. You can find Jackie’s free yoga class on the Monthly Activities Calendar on the main home page or catch up with her anytime in the drop-in Monday-Thursday 2-6pm!