Jackson Beck

Jackson Beck is the program coordinator for Vera’s Policing and Substance Use and Mental Health Programs. He assists with projects on both teams, including a joint effort to improve police-based responses to individuals with developmental disabilities and mental illnesses. Prior to Vera, Jackson assisted the research and communications teams at Families Against Mandatory Minimums (FAMM) in Washington, DC. He also interned with United Strategies in Saint Paul, where he worked closely with a rising nonprofit dedicated to securing greater resources for individuals in recovery. He holds a BA in political science from Yale University.