Jessica Ann Mitchell Aiwuyor
Founder & Executive Director, National Black Cultural Information Trust
Jessica Ann Mitchell Aiwuyor is a cultural communications specialist based in the Washington, DC area. Aiwuyor is the founder of the National Black Cultural Information Trust, an initiative that uses communications, media, cultural information, and resources to combat disinformation targeting Black communities. In her past role as the Associate Director of Communications at the National Fair Housing Alliance (NFHA), Aiwuyor spearheaded strategic communications for federal housing discrimination lawsuits against Bank of America, Deutsche Bank, and Facebook Inc. She also led communications efforts in NFHA’s federal lawsuit against the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) concerning the Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing rule. Additionally, Aiwuyor led communications for state lawsuits concerning race, color, familial status, and source of income housing discrimination. She was also a founding staff member of DC-based social justice PR firm, Megaphone
J.A.M. Aiwuyor has a bachelor’s degree in African World Studies from Fort Valley State University. She has a Master of Arts in Pan African Studies from the African American Studies Department of Syracuse University and a Master of Science in Public Relations from the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, also at Syracuse University.
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