AmeriCorps: City Year
Jamaal served as an AmeriCorps member with City Year New York for two years. After his service years, he ran the Summer Institute program at Ithaca College, honing his skills in building team and leading young adults. After serving as the Recruitment Manager for City Year Boston for three years, Jamaal moved to Detroit to manage Adam Hollier's Detroit City Council campaign in 2013. As a Campaign Manager, Jamaal saw first-hand the importance of grassroots work, mobilizing residents and volunteers to remain civically engaged. Jamaal has served as the National Recruitment Director for City Year. He currently works at the PEAR Institute: Partnerships in Education and Resilience as a School Support Coach. He graduated from Cornell University with a degree in psychology and has used his talents in service-learning programming, group facilitation, and talent development throughout his career.