Jae Jin Pak

Community Education & Training Coordinator,
Disability and Human Development, UIC


Jae Jin is the Self Advocacy Training Coordinator for the IL LEND program working to empower self advocatesthrough leadership development. He has worked to build bridges between diverse communities and providers to foster collaborations and partnerships.

Jae JIn also serves as community education & training coordinator for IDHD, developing, coordinating and conducting presentation on disability related topics.

For over 25 years, he has worked on issues of ending domestic and sexual violence, mental health, disability, anti-oppression and cultural competency. Jae Jin has received recognition for his work and leadership by the City of Chicago Commission Human Relations Advisory Council on Asian Affairs, Leadership Center for Asian Pacific Americans and the Jane Adams School of Social Work at University of IL at Chicago.