Jordan Willow Evans is an advocate and writer. She lives in Charlton, Massachusetts where she learned the values of personal responsibility and public service. Jordan served her community for seven years as an elected library trustee and town constable, as well as a member of the Dudley-Charlton Regional School Committee. She has experience working with a wide array of nonprofit groups, government bodies at all levels, and educational organizations. This also includes media, where she has appeared on ABC News, BNT 1, Sky News, NBC Boston, and multiple radio stations. Her bylines have appeared in the Advocate, Telegram & Gazette, CommonWealth Magazine, Houston Chronicle, and Kansas City Star.
Jordan is the current board clerk for MassEquality, and previously worked with Log Cabin Republicans and the Yes on 3 Coalition. She coauthored “Transgender Student Safety and Equality For All Students”, a formal white paper used by Log Cabin Republicans to brief the Trump administration following their decision to rescind the 2016 Dear Colleague Letter on Transgender Rights. She was awarded the 2019 Safe Homes People of Courage Award for Public Service in recognition of her community advocacy.
A vocal advocate for inclusion, she previously organized a program called Colors, an interactable support group for queer members of the disability community supported through Seven Hills Family Services. She also once served as board president for the former Boston-based Butterfly Music Transgender Chorus. Jordan is a proponent of civic engagement and was featured in Represent: The Woman’s Guide to Running for Office and Changing the World.
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