Jamiel L. Alexander is the Senior Fellow for Aspen Institute’s Forum for Community Solutions. In this role he coordinates AFCS youth engagement strategy.
Prior to joining team “AI”, Jamiel was as Manager of Youth & Family Programs at Crispus Attucks Association for 12 years serving as the director of afterschool education programs, case manager and promoted to the dean of students at YouthBuild Americorps Charter School. While at the Crispus Attucks Association he was responsible for a variety of tasks including managing afterschool & summer programs, professional & leadership development, youth & family workshops and various community service projects in his role.
Jamiel is a Rising Star award recipient in his community and currently serves as a committee member for the York City General Authority Commission, NAACP, Ancestors Dream Organization and Helping Offer Options & Directions LLC in York, PA. In 2012 he was appointed to serve on the National Council of Young Leaders as an advisor to our policy makers and in 2013 was chosen to speak at the 50th Anniversary March on Washington. Additionally, earlier this year, his colleagues on the YouthBuild National Alumni Council elected him as their President.
Jamiel continues to engage and serve with many organizations but makes it a priority to take care of “home” first.