Jakada Imani

Jakada Imani is the director of capacity building initiatives at the Center for Popular Democracy. Prior to joining CPD, Jakada was the director of Ignite Institute at the Pacific School of Religion and executive director of the Ella Baker Center for Human Rights, where he launched an effort to reduce the US incarceration rate by 50 percent. He also serves on the Board of Compton Foundation and the OneLife Institute and is a member of Church for the Fellowship of All Peoples.​