Born and raised in Tennessee, Jordan Scruggs is a communicator and activist specializing in reproductive justice and LGBTQ rights.
Their passion comes from being raised by Black women and men who stressed the importance of change through community action. Jordan began advocating for LGBTQ rights in Tennessee through an anti-bullying campaign for LGBTQ youth in schools. For this work, they were honored with MTV’s Logo Youth Trailblazer Award and a board membership with Nooga Diversity Center. Recently, their activism was highlighted by Organizing for Action which led to the honor of introducing President Barack Obama. Today, Jordan’s writing fights for comprehensive reproductive education and justice in Tennessee. This passion comes from past work and leadership involving SPARK Reproductive Justice.
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