Senior Producer, Learning & Innovation
Shawn Jackson heads up learning and innovation for Arts2Work. He is the point person for strategy and operations for the national network of affiliated and Arts2Work-certified media training centers. Shawn also manages the Regional Innovation Team at KIPP SoCal Public Schools. Over the past two decades, Shawn has championed this work by bridging digital, cultural, and information divides in the community at the YMCA, the Boys & Girls Club, Better Youth, Peace4Kids, and other youth-serving nonprofit organizations within South Los Angeles. He’s a data steward with a minor obsession in program evaluation, bringing years of experience in program development, program space design, and curriculum design to the evolution of Apprentice and Pre-Apprentice training standards at Arts2Work. Among other music and media projects, he helped to design and deploy a music and arts academy in Watts/Compton funded by Adobe and the Black Eyed Peas.