George Jackson Restorative Justice Specialist
George joined the Umoja team as a Restorative Justice Specialist in August 2016.
George began his work with young people as a security officer at Sullivan High School. As his involvement with the school grew, he took on other opportunities such as Program Liason for After School Matters and Summer GreenCorp as well as taking on technology duties. George was then promoted to Chicago Public School's Office of School Safety and Security. Now, he has taken on the task of changing lives by working as a Restorative Justice Specialist with Umoja, facilitating Peace Rooms in Chicago Public School High Schools.