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Jason Little

Strategic Initiatives Manager

Jason Little serves as the Strategic Initiatives Manager reporting to Jalon Arthur. In this role, he is responsible for providing ongoing program support to CRED’s network of citywide street outreach investments and works on a portfolio of short and longer-term strategic initiatives (e.g., FLIP strategy, 2020 VISION social media strategy, etc.) with a range of citywide violence reduction partners.

Jason has an intimate knowledge of Chicago-based violence dynamics as he was born and raised in Chicago’s North Lawndale community. Jason’s most recent work has focused on gun violence reduction services as a Life Coach in addition to Supervising the Outreach Team.

Before joining Chicago CRED, Jason worked for WestCare Illinois inside of cook county jail as a counselor teaching cognitive behavior therapy (C.B.T) to men struggling with addiction. The work Jason does hit home for him after being a victim of gun violence, and he has dedicated his life to helping change violence in the North Lawndale community. Jason has a Bachelor’s degree from Northeastern University with a focus on inner-city studies.

Jason Little

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