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Melodie "Pooh" Jones,
Membership Organizer

Pronouns: She/Her

Melodie Jones is the Membership Organizer at Women on the Rise. Having spent 20 years in Georgia state prisons following incarceration during her teen years, Melodie brings a profound personal perspective to her role. During her time inside, she earned licenses in cosmetology, dog training, vet tech, and welding, and organized for better conditions alongside other incarcerated women. Since joining Women on the Rise, Melodie has continued to develop her skills and leadership, recently graduating from the George Jackson Organizing School with the Community Resource Hub.

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