Experience and Services
I have worked in high & middle schools, libraries, colleges, churches, communities, families, prisons.
I have experience with circles for conflict, grief, restorative culture implementation, support, staff well being, family, and youth programming. I have worked with incarcerated people, post incarceration, men’s support groups, youth development programming.
Areas of Interest and Service
Organization, restorative culture implementation, training, informational consults, viability assessments.
Stephen Jackson is a returning citizen having completed 12 years of a 25 year sentence in the prison industrial complex. He currently serves at Oak Park Public Library where in 2016 he aided in the integration of Social Services into Public Libraries. In 2020 Stephen transitioned into the Manager of Teen Services where his restorative background supports the teen services offerings.
In 2015 he founded Global CommUnity Associates, a consulting agency that uses restorative justice and practices to support agencies, organizations, and communities through engagement, training, and support.