Jason Jaffery joined CLC in November 2018 to lead the organization's philanthropic growth and strategic impact through expanded and deepened partnerships.
Throughout his 25-year career in public service, Jason has lent his energy and leadership skills to public interest law firms dedicated to long-term social change. Prior to joining Campaign Legal Center, he served as Development Director of the ACLU of Ohio, and Director of Development for the Southern Poverty Law Center. Jason believes that philanthropy is a form of activism, and has worked with organizations and individuals, in both a professional capacity and as a volunteer, to help them fully realize fundraising and giving as a tool for social change. His personal motivation is the preservation and protection of human dignity through social and economic justice. and the preservation and protection of our core democratic and civic institutions. He is an alumnus of the Harvard Kennedy School's Course on Exponential Fundraising, and was a Franklin Project Ambassador of the Aspen Institute.