Jade McWilliams (they/them/theirs) is an associate with Community Bridges. They serve on the project team for the Care Extender White Paper Project and assist in stakeholder interviews and analysis.
Jade is a multi-disabled activist, artist, and speaker in Western North Carolina. They focus on community organizing and education around the intersections of poverty, disability, queerness, and abuse. Jade has received the NC TIDE Empowering Hope Award, the Tzedek Social Justice Fund Impact Award, and the Arms Around ASD Essential Piece Award for their commitment to service, disability justice, and bringing about the Beloved Community (as MLK taught us).