2022 40 Under 40 Honoree: Miracle Jones
“We’re all impacted by each other’s actions. The best way for us to build a community safety network is to know each other, support each other and build each other up.”
MIRACLE JONES (34)
Director of Policy and Advocacy, 1Hood Media
Miracle Jones has been described as a force to be reckoned with. The director of policy and advocacy for 1Hood Media is also an attorney, leads get-out-the-vote efforts and was a member of Mayor Ed Gainey’s transition advisory team.
Despite the seriousness of her work, Jones hopes that she continues to be a light to those in need. “I hope people would say that I show you can be yourself, have fun and make a difference, [that you don’t] always have to be serious and stressed out despite fighting back against white supremacy and violence,” she says.
Outside of her career, Jones’ volunteer service — including connecting communities to COVID-19 resources, providing resources for unhoused individuals and making herself available to those dealing with mental health crises — is incredibly important to her.
“We’re all impacted by each other’s actions,” she says. “The best way for us to build a community safety network is to know each other, support each other and build each other up.”