The Jackson Foundation chose 5 goals to drive our work, with the outcomes we hope to see with each of them. This is our roadmap for the next 3-5 years.

Goal 1: Invest in values-based leadership in public and civic life

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Goal 2: Push to limit global temperature rise to 1.5°C to address the climate crisis, in order to preserve life and the global environment

  • Targeted awareness of the increased threats posed by the climate crisis, and of potential solutions
  • Domestic policies adopted consistent with limiting temperature rise to 1.5°C by the year 2050, including accelerated transition to clean energy

Goal 3: Advance human rights and international affairs education, with special emphasis on Russia and China

  • Strengthened connection between researchers and policymakers in seeking solutions to real world issues of international significance
  • Nonpartisan analysis made available to policymakers regarding the importance of the Global Magnitsky Act
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Goal 4: Continuously improve operations for staff and board to support our mission while embodying the Jackson leadership values

  • Strong Board and staff governance procedures and policies
  • Responsible financial strategy developed and implemented to resource our strategic plan
  • Annual work plan and evaluation process for our strategic plan

Goal 5: Incorporate anti-racist practices in all aspects of the Foundation’s work to ensure that the Foundation advances equity, inclusion, and justice

  • Equity assessment completed, plan developed to incorporate anti-racism into the Foundation’s work and processes, and reviewed annually
  • Anti-racist principles and values continuously incorporated into all activities of the Foundation, including hiring, contracting, governance, operations, grant making and program activities, informed by our equity plan
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