LaShanda Jackson is the engagement & fundraising specialist for the National office. She identifies, cultivate and develop major donor relationships on behalf of Common Cause.
Before joining Common Cause in February 2017, LaShanda worked for the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund as the manager of gift accounting, where she oversaw financial management of an $80 million capital campaign. Prior to that, LaShanda cultivated and provided stewardship for members and major donors as the Membership and Major Gifts Coordinator at the Public Justice Foundation. She began her nonprofit career with the Library of Congress, primarily raising capital campaign funds for the Capital Visitors Center and sponsorship funding for the National Book Festival.
LaShanda holds a Master of Business Administration and a Bachelor of Science in Legal Studies from the University of Maryland.