Motivated by the rise in gun violence and voter disenfranchisement in her community, Makayla joined Students Demand Action in 2018 to make a change in Birmingham. Makayla Jordan co-captained an initiative that registered over 100,000 voters in the 2020 presidential election. Makayla has been interviewed by ABC News, Mashable, AL Political Reporter and has written op-Ed’s about her advocacy work in Teen Vogue and Prism Reports. As a rising junior at the University of Alabama majoring in Public Relations with a minor in Political Science, Makayla is deeply involved with advocacy on campus. Makayla is apart of the Blackburn Institute, and a contributing columnist with the Crimson White writing about policy issues that effect the state of Alabama. Upon graduation, Makayla plans to work in politics and campaign management for the Democratic Party.
Netroots Nation participation
- Netroots Nation 2023