Allison Jordan

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Allison Jordan is a research assistant for Gun Violence Prevention at American Progress. Prior to joining American Progress, Jordan worked at Colgate University as a research assistant and was a policy intern at the Udall Foundation, where she worked on native nation building. Jordan also interned for Sens. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) and Catherine Cortez Masto (D-NV), where she assisted with Indian affairs, civil rights, and immigration. Jordan graduated magna cum laude from Colgate University with a bachelor’s degree in sociology and peace and conflict studies, with a focus on Latin America.

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Gun Violence Is Having a Devastating Impact on Young People Fact Sheet
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Gun Violence Is Having a Devastating Impact on Young People

Children and teenagers are suffering from gun violence at disproportionate rates, all while some elected officials push for measures that would further endanger our young generations.

Eugenio Weigend Vargas, Allison Jordan

The Impact of Gun Violence in Michigan Report
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The Impact of Gun Violence in Michigan

Michigan has taken important steps to reduce gun violence, but state leaders should engage in additional actions to further address this public health crisis.

Eugenio Weigend Vargas, Lynna Kaucheck, Allison Jordan

The COVID-19 Response in Indian Country Report

The COVID-19 Response in Indian Country

The disproportionate devastation COVID-19 is having in Native American communities lays bare the U.S. government’s systemic failure to meet its trust and treaty obligations.

Sahir Doshi, Allison Jordan, Kate Kelly, 1 More Danyelle Solomon