Jackson-Blount

First Name: 
Gail
Biography: 
Gail proudly joined the Harvard Street Neighborhood Health Center as its first Chief Development and Communications Officer to lead fundraising and all aspects of communications. Since joining Harvard Street, first as a consultant, she helped launch a marketing and re-branding campaign, produced its 50th Anniversary gala, and in 2020-2021, with Board and CEO, will launch a capital campaign to raise money for a new state-of-the art Harvard Street health center to be located in Dorchester, MA. Prior to joining HSNHC, Gail led Gail Jackson Communications (GJC), an independent consultancy specializing in communications, fundraising, diversity & inclusion marketing, community outreach strategy, political affairs, and events management. She’s worked in leadership roles for several large non & for-profit companies, and her clients have included Action for Boston Community Development, American Red Cross, Crispus Attucks Children’s Center, Henri Termeer Initiative – with Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, Inc. & MassBio, La Alianza Hispana, RCC, Roxbury Multi-Service Center, and the United Negro College Fund (UNCF) – with corporate clients ranging from Avon Corporation, Pfizer, to Partners Health Care. Gail is the most recent past president and a current board member of the Mass Women’s Political Caucus and is a board member for the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of MA.
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