J. Garrett Green, J.D.
Senior Project Manager
& Civil Rights Mediator
"My dreams create my thoughts. My thoughts build my action. My actions produce results. My results cause me to dream bigger." - J. Green
Jonathan Garrett Green, J.D. (he/him), served as Lead Community Mediator for the New Jersey Office of the Attorney General, Division on Civil Rights. His experience organizing and leading programs and projects is within mediation, education, and social services, which focuses on human and civil rights. In 2017, Jonathan was certified in circuit civil mediation by the Florida Supreme Court, and is currently field supervisor of humanity mediation efforts in New Jersey, to address matters of civil rights.
As Lead Community Mediator of a Bias Incident & Crisis Response Unit, he engaged the community in urgent de-escalation, conflict resolution, and complex mediations of civil rights matters. He was tasked with leading the charge to pioneer, coordinate, and implement community mediation coalitions, throughout the state to build a statewide community mediation program, proactive in eliminating discrimination and bias.
In this regard, Jonathan authored the statewide humanity mediation coalition plan, to include Peer Peacemaker Collaboratives (grades 4-12), Campus Peacemaker Collaboratives (2- & 4-year institutions, trade/vocational schools), and County Peacemaker Collaboratives (ages 18+), to be inclusive of all members of the community.
Jonathan earned his Juris Doctorate (Southern University Law Center, ‘16), where he participated in mediation clinic for two semesters and completed training by the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service (‘15). He obtained a Master of Science in Criminal Justice (Troy University, ‘12) and a Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice (University of South Alabama, ‘09). Jonathan has been trained in Community Mediation by the Divided Community Project (The Ohio State University, Moritz College of Law, ‘ 22) and by the Mediation Center of the Coastal Empire (2023).
Additionally, he holds a Certification in Google Project Management and a Certification in Google Digital Marketing & E-commerce. His aspirations led him to a campaign for Mayor of Pensacola, Florida in 2018, to increase the reach of his advocacy for all people. He would later be appointed to serve as the co-chair of the Pensacola Police Citizens’ Advisory Committee. Jonathan has been a member of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc., (’05).