Jerry E. Peña, CPDC
Social Justice Advocate & Business Owner — 20 years of tackling critical social and cultural issues throughout the United States with impactful and strategic campaigns – creating meaningful conversations that produce action.
Do you need help building a social issues campaign that will impact and activate your audience, while at the same time establish your brand’s stance on current issues?
“I help people find their voice in order to create new narratives that center equity.”
Ask Jerry a question about organizational development, strategic planning and how to reach out to communities in order to further your cause.
A calculated community organizer and social justice practitioner, Jerry has worked with unrelenting heart for over 20 years: Advocating for people of color and organizing to change policies that have impacted impoverished communities across the nation. A thought leader with contagious influence, Jerry is an agent of change who walks side by side with the people – giving voice to those who feel voiceless. Jerry has practiced his exceptional craft and worked on social issue campaigns like a pathway to citizenship for the undocumented, restoration of rights for returning citizens, and advocating for crime survivors in communities of color all over the country. His influential footprint runs deep in states like Ohio, Florida, Illinois, Michigan, Washington D.C., and California around strategy objectives and story-of-self techniques.
Jerry holds a BA in Organizational Leadership from Baldwin Wallace University with a minor in Communications. He’s a fellow at the James Lawson Institute and a Network Builder at Neighborhood Connections and is the Founder of Estrategia, a consulting firm focused on Leadership Development, Strategies and Coaching.