Donya Jackson


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NAACP Legal Defense Fund

The NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc. (LDF) is America’s premier legal organization fighting for racial justice. Founded in 1940 under the leadership of Thurgood Marshall, who subsequently became the first African American U.S. Supreme Court Justice, LDF was launched at a time when the nation’s aspirations for equality and due process of law were stifled by widespread, state-sponsored racial inequality. From that era to the present, LDF’s mission has always been transformative: to achieve racial justice, equality, and an inclusive society.

Through litigation, advocacy, and public education, LDF seeks structural changes to expand democracy, eliminate disparities, and achieve racial justice in a society that fulfills the promise of equality for all Americans. Working in four inter-related focus areas—Political Participation, Criminal Justice Reform, Economic Justice, and Education Equity— LDF seeks to:

  • Achieve full African American civic engagement and participation in the democratic process.
  • Diminish the role of race in the criminal justice system.
  • Increase fairness and African American participation in all aspects of economic life.
  • Afford greater access to racially integrated, high quality public education for students of color and eliminate racial disparities in education.
Run Houston! University of Houston Presented by Norton Rose Fulbright 10K, 5K, 1K
 4800 Calhoun Road Houston, TX 77004
September 19 - October 31, 2021

I am excited to be participating in Norton Rose Fulbright's 2021 Global Charitable Initiative, Run Against Racism! I will be running a 5K in Houston on September 19 in support of the NAACP Legal Defense Fund, which is America’s premier legal organization fighting for racial justice.

Please assist us in our efforts to raise awareness and funds for this wonderful organization by making a donation and supporting my fundraising efforts.  Please click the red SPONSOR ME button below to donate.

Thank you for helping us fight racism and champion social justice! 

All the best,


Donations2Date: $7,338

Donor Donation Amount Donation Date Comment
Anonymous Donor $50.00 10/15/2021
Alexandria Seavey $250.00 9/28/2021 Congratulations! Thank you for participating in the Run Houston! For A Cause program.
Gina Shishima $265.00 9/20/2021
Jonnica Cortright $20.00 9/20/2021
Michael Swartzendruber $1,010.00 9/18/2021
Ann Michele Bowlin $100.00 9/17/2021 We win together!
Stacey Martinez $200.00 9/17/2021
Sharon Anderson $40.00 9/17/2021 Have fun.
Anonymous Donor $2,000.00 9/16/2021
James Renard $200.00 9/16/2021
Anonymous Donor $200.00 9/16/2021
Ann Franklin $20.00 9/15/2021 Good Luck!! Hope it isn't too hot out! Ann
charles acker $200.00 9/15/2021
James Leito $100.00 9/14/2021
Anonymous Donor $2,000.00 9/14/2021
Ashuntia Canada $25.00 9/11/2021
Vivian Hunter $30.00 9/9/2021
Janice Oden $50.00 8/15/2021 Go DJ!!!
Shari McFadden $30.00 8/13/2021
ANNIE WILSON $27.50 8/11/2021
Anonymous Donor $20.00 8/11/2021
charles acker $159.00 8/11/2021
Joy Fernandez $100.00 8/11/2021 Go Sister?? ????????????
Sarah Cummings $100.00 8/10/2021
Shea Haass $25.00 8/10/2021 Good luck, Donya!
Nathan Baum $30.00 8/10/2021 Thank you for doing this!
Ryan Manns $30.00 8/10/2021
Joshua Boudreaux $26.25 8/10/2021 I wish you well, in your run! Godspeed!!
Beau Cox $30.00 8/10/2021 Always happy to support you!
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