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Creating Solutions for a Better Tomorrow

Chiquita Jackson Enterprise is dedicated to positively impacting the lives of individuals and families in the local area. Through workforce development, grassroots advocacy, youth development, entrepreneurship, and community events, Chiquita Jackson Enterprise strives to create an environment where everyone can thrive.


The organization's mission is to empower individuals to reach their full potential by providing resources and opportunities to help them succeed personally and professionally. By focusing on these key areas, Chiquita Jackson Enterprise seeks to build strong communities that are resilient and self-sustaining.


Get to Know the Faces behind Chiquita Jackson Enterprise

Since our founding in 2020, Chiquita Jackson Enterprise has developed and grown exponentially. We’re very proud of the expertise of our staff and their abilities to contribute their own unique experience and skills to our success.


President & CEO

Chiquita Jackson is a remarkable first-generation entrepreneur and founder of Chiquita Jackson Enterprise, an innovative social impact agency focused on dismantling poverty through strategic initiatives. She has been dedicated to changing the lives of those who have been historically disadvantaged by providing access to resources such as workforce development, youth development, community events, and grassroots advocacy. Through her dedication and hard work, she has created an inspiring pathway to success for her community. Her story serves as an example of what can be accomplished when passion meets purpose.


Director of Operations & Programming

Thomas Tabbs is an outstanding community leader who enjoys being a mentor to youth through sports leadership. He currently serves as the Director of Operations & Programming at Chiquita Jackson Enterprise and has worked for the Department of Juvenile Services for over six years. He also attends Prince George's Community College, where he is currently majoring in General Studies. As a Director of Operations & Programming, he brings a wealth of experience and expertise to Chiquita Jackson Enterprise. His passion for helping others, especially those in his community, is evident in his work with the Department of Juvenile Services and now with Chiquita Jackson Enterprise. With Thomas Tabbs leading the way, Chiquita Jackson Enterprise will surely be successful moving forward!

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Membership Manager

Elsie Bustamante is an International Studies major at American University with a concentration in Human Rights and a focus on the East Asia region and interested in the intersection of human rights and advocacy in the international arena. She is also interested in conflict prevention/resolution topics and learning more about different cultures/languages. Elsie’s hobbies include traveling, pilates, reading, and meeting new people. 



Youth Program Coordinator

(PROMISE Youth & Sports Academy)

Allison Argueta is a first-generation graduate from Towson University and an aspiring Physician Assistant with a profound commitment to helping those in need. Her goal is to assist young individuals by expanding their opportunities, and providing mentorship to prepare them for a successful future. In her role as the Youth Program Coordinator, Allison emphasizes the significance of knowledge as a tool for personal growth and societal development within underserved communities.

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