Jackie Gaetos joined Signs of HOPE in 2019 as a Prevention and Education Youth Facilitator, where her passion for helping others grew. In this role, she taught elementary, middle, and high school students how to be safe from harm, how to be an active bystander, and the dynamics of healthy vs. unhealthy relationships. Although in 2020 Jackie’s role dissolved due to the Covid-19 pandemic, she returned in 2022 as the Curriculum Specialist, continuing her work as a facilitator and updating curriculum. In 2023, Jackie became the Director of Prevention, Education, and Outreach where she leads her amazing team with the goal of educating the community, especially those who are most vulnerable, and preventing all forms of sexual violence. Jackie has her Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology from the University of California Los Angeles. In her free time, she likes to read, cook, workout, and spend time with family and friends.