Jackie Derrow

Jackie Derrow

Jackie Derrow spent a career in professional services sales and marketing. Now retired, she spends her time advocating for voter access and education as a past president and current advocacy chair for the League of Women Voters of the Akron Area. She is also a proud committee member of the Sojourner Truth Project - Akron.


Fundraising effort underway for Sojourner Truth Statue and Plaza in Akron

By: - February 18, 2022

In May 1851, at the Second Ohio Women’s Rights Convention at the Old Stone Church in Akron, Ohio, Sojourner Truth, a former slave and uninvited speaker, raised up her imposing six-foot presence and electrified the audience with a powerful speech that many historians consider to be the most important women’s rights and abolitionist speech in […]