Councilman Kevin Jackson, Majority Leader | Ward 3
Welcome to the Ward 3 webpage. Ward 3 represents the Mount Hope neighborhood. Please feel free to contact my staff or me with any questions you may have.
Councilman Kevin Jackson was first elected to the Providence City Council in 1995, and was re-elected in 1998, 2002, 2006, 2010, and 2014. Jackson, a Democrat, represents Ward 3, which includes the Hope and Mount Hope neighborhoods.
A native of Warwick, Rhode Island, Councilman Jackson has lived in Providence since he was 20 years old. Dedicated to serving young people, Jackson is the Director of Education of Whitmarsh Corporation, and the Director of Vision School in Providence. Previously, he was a counselor for Volunteers of America in Pawtucket, and was an educational coordinator for St. Aloysius Home in Greenville.
His professional life also is marked by his many years of experience in various levels of coaching. Presently, he is the coordinator of Men's and Women's Cross Country and Indoor and Outdoor Track and Field at Rhode Island College he was the recipient of three "Coaches of the Year" awards. Jackson is the founder and a president of the Providence Cobras Youth Track and Field Team, and formerly was a head coach for Boys' Indoor and Outdoor Track and Field at Pilgrim High School in Warwick and a coach at Hope High School for ten years.
Jackson attended Rhode Island College, graduating with a B.A. in Social Welfare and double major in Psychology. He also has 15 credits towards his Master’s degree.
He lives in the Mount Hope neighborhood.