J. Garrett Green, J.D.
- Social Justice Strategist -
"What makes me a Revolutionary? I am not afraid of change. As a matter of fact, I know change must occur in order to allow growth. Within my personal growth, I have had many experiences to shape my way of thinking." - J. Green
Jonathan Garrett Green, J.D. is a community advocate, who engages in matters of human rights and civil rights. He has experience in social services, mediation, education, and social justice. J. Green works as a social justice strategist, developing strategies for effective civic demonstrations, in collaboration with other community members/partners. Additionally, he spent three years as an educator, teaching grades 6-12, with an emphasis on social justice.
J. Green has previously been certified by the State of Florida Supreme Court in circuit civil mediation. He has experience through the Florida Department of Children & Families, in investigating child abuse & maltreatment. He is also experienced in providing outpatient, wraparound services for adolescents experiencing behavioral and substance abuse issues.
J. Green earned his Juris Doctorate from the Southern University Law Center, in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, in 2016. As a law student, J. Green served in the mediation clinic providing alternative dispute and conflict resolution. Also, he was able to obtain mediation training from the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Services. He earned his Master of Science in Criminal Justice from the Troy University, in 2012. In 2009, he earned his Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice from the University of South Alabama. J. Green has been a member of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc., since 2005.
Presently, J. Green resides in the State of New Jersey, where he serves in a full-time capacity, as Lead Community Mediator of a Community Mediation Unit. In this role, he focuses on restorative justice practices, using techniques to include community mediation, crisis response planning, de-escalation, conflict resolution and educational programs around matters of civil rights; with a trauma-informed care lens. In short, he leads efforts of peace-making.
Additionally, he served as co-chair of the Pensacola Citizens Police Advisory Committee, after being appointed to the committee by the Mayor of Pensacola, Florida.