Jae Jin Pak

Research Associate I


Jae Jin Pak is a social justice advocate, educator, and ally with over 25 years of experience working on issues of domestic/sexual violence prevention ant-trafficking, mental health, disability, anti-oppression and cultural competency. He has conducted thousands of hours of trainings with diverse communities and professionals. Jae Jin serves as the Self Advocacy Training Coordinator for IL LEND, Community Education & Training Coordinator for the Institute on Disability and Human Development at the University of IL at Chicago (UIC), & Project Specialist for the IL Self Advocacy Alliance. He serves on the Statewide Independent Living Council of IL, IL Imagines Chicago Team, and The National Human Trafficking & Disability Working Group Steering Committee. He is a graduate of Northern Illinois University and an IL LEND Fellow.