Ryan Jacobs, Program Manager, a non-traditional and first-generation college student, received his BA in Political Science and MA in Conflict Management and Resolution from the University of North Carolina, Wilmington (UNCW). His concentration was National and International Security. Concurrently enrolled in a social science secondary education licensure-ship program, he spent his free time enabling diverse groups of young learners by tutoring and mentoring English language learners, advocating for economically disadvantaged populations through the NC Dropout Prevention Coalition, and providing resources for students with learning disabilities through local county organizations. Previously working with the International Centre of Ethno-Religious Mediation (ICERM) serving as Program Officer, Ryan helped establish ICERM Radio, an interview and lecture series from conflict resolution experts around the world. He is an active volunteer as a community mediator, and additionally trained in Restorative Practices and in Community and School Circles at IIRP in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. Ryan’s passion rests in empowering youth within the community to establish their goals and becoming accountable for their own success. Prior to UNCW and his professional nonprofit work, Ryan came to MCRC with 15+ years administration and business management. In his spare time, he enjoys reading literature, skating, and working outdoors on construction and landscaping projects. Ryan is the joyful father of five children and currently resides in Reisterstown, Maryland with his family.
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9770 Patuxent Woods Drive Suite 306
Columbia, MD 21046