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Jonathan Peck

Jonathan Peck

Jonathan Thanh Danh Peck is the President and CEO of the The CivicLab and co-Author of Chicago Is Not Broke, Funding the City We Deserve”. He is also a contributor to the We Dream A World: The 2025 Vision for Black Men and Boys. He is the former Resource Development Coordinator at Alternatives Inc. and former Restorative Justice the at Alternatives Inc. Jonathan was the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Tucson Urban League. He is also the Principal Owner of Strategic Advice Services, an advisory firm that specializes in coaching up the next generation of Change Makers. He has over 25 years experience working within the community development field facilitating projects, coalitions, and alliances in the neighborhood, citywide, regional, national and international arenas. Jonathan began working with children and youth during his junior and senior years at Northfield Mount Hermon as a varsity soccer player and youth coach, a Student Leader, and active participant of student-led groups. Jonathan received a B.A. in African African-American Studies and Political Science from Earlham College after completing political science courses and his Senior Thesis while at Northwestern University. Jonathan worked as a community organizer, Director of Community Sports and Recreations, then as the Community Justice Initiative Director and as Associate and Co-Director of The Southwest Youth Collaborative (SWYC), a Chicago-based organization dedicated to the healthy development of low-income children, youth and families.