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Activist

—  THE ACTIVIST   —

 

 Robert D Jackson, photographed for NYU's Martin Luther King Week.

Robert D Jackson, photographed for NYU's Martin Luther King Week.

 

Drama isn't the only way that one can use their voice! While at New York University, Robert has served as a Disney Dreamers Academy Champion/Ambassador for Walt Disney World Parks & Resorts, New York University Admissions Ambassador, and was named one of NYU's Most Influential students in December of 2015. Robert considers himself a global citizen as he has traveled to over 20 countries since his time at NYU, and wants to continue sharing the knowledge and insighthe has gained through his travels. As a man deeply invested in the intersection of arts access, educational leadership, youth and economic development, he has created national programs allowing individuals to channel their true potential. Spreading knowledge and enabling opportunities is his life mission. To continue doing so, he is completing his masters in Education at the New York University this fall.

 

Achievements & Milestones


           Robert's double page spread in the WSN journal, 2016. 

          Robert's double page spread in the WSN journal, 2016. 

  He was named one of the top 10 most influential students at the New York University. 

He was named one of the top 10 most influential students at the New York University. 


MAKING AN IMPACT:

Activism is not only speaking up about important issues, but also shaping young minds, and spreading knowledge to enable opportunities. Robert D. Jackson is deeply invested in the intersection of arts access, educational leadership, youth and economic development. He has, therefore, been a part of and created national programs allowing individuals to channel their true potential.

PAIDEIA

A long-term enrichment program designed to positively empower, motivate and prepare African-American and Latino (11-21 years old) young kings to the New York Metropolitan area to discover their full potential by understanding what it means to be a global leader and a Renaissance man. This idea sparked while RDJ was studying abroad at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts (RADA) for an acting intensive in the Fall of 2014.

 

TORCH

A network of professional millennials that are cultivating a new generation of creative entrepreneurs and students from marginalized communities. We are interested in launching careers in the arts with mentorship programs, startup and digital marketing methodologies, career coaching, support and advice. We are promoting arts entrepreneurship. Join our Keep Warm Campaign below!

 

PUBLIC SPEAKING

Robert D. Jackson is on a mission to equip people with the tools to be better speakers, and use their voice to become creators. He has hosted several public speaking events, forums, and conversations on the importance of public speaking worldwide.

 

educating:

Through PAIDEIA, TORCH, and his public speaking appearances, Robert shares his knowledge and world vision. But as an educator, he recognizes the importance of targeting young minds, and educate them to enable opportunities. Robert is himself, a graduate student at NYU Steinhardt in Educational Leadership, Politics and Advocacy with a concentration in arts access and international education. He intends to receive a doctoral degree in education and looks forward to implementing alternative learning programs for marginalized communities.


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