Before anything, Iman Shabazz is a son, elder brother, uncle, cousin, friend, and Baba to many Watoto of the family and communities to which he belongs. Iman delivers practical solutions to complex problems, shares informed, inspiring perspectives and has a dynamically empowering effect on the people he reaches. He is proud to serve as a Specialist for Akoben, LLC.
He has given exceptional service to meet the needs of both young people and adults with an emphasis on restorative and transformative approaches to community healing and community building. Iman has been an incessant voice of education, awareness, and organization in the face of racial and social injustices. He holds a Master of Arts degree in Transformational Leadership and bears certification in a variety of interventions and public health strategies to include: Urban Trauma, Community Conferencing, Emotional Emancipation Healing Circles, and Creative Responses to Conflict.
Whether seen as a community justice thought leader, restorative justice practitioner, activist, actor, emcee, dancer, or poet, he seeks to use his talent and experience as a tool for healing and liberation. It is Iman’s desire to build a free and just world for all humanity.