Jessica AceeLeaders USA 2023
Director of Student Leadership and Activities, St. Mary’s Academy and Senior Fellow, Western States Center
Jessica Acee is an educator, trainer, and program developer, currently serving as the Director of Student Leadership at St. Mary’s Academy and as a senior fellow for the Western States Center, a national civil rights organization. As a senior fellow, Jessica co-authored the toolkit “Confronting White Nationalism in Schools.” She trains and consults with schools nationally to strengthen their communities against bigotry. Jessica believes high schools can and should be a model for inclusive and equitable democracy.