Jibreel Jalloh serves as the Brooklyn Borough Advocate at the Office of the Public Advocate.
Prior, Jibreel worked on the Mayor's executive team as the Special Assistant to the Chief of Staff. Jibreel also served as an Urban Fellow in the First Deputy Mayor's office, primarily focusing on education and criminal justice portfolios. Jibreel has worked on school climate initiatives, researched best practices on community policing, and written memos on New York City Council hearings.
Jibreel has experience working within many levels of the U.S. legislative system. He interned in Washington, D.C. for U.S. Representatives Hakeem Jeffries and Yvette Clarke; in Albany, N.Y. for New York Assembly Member Charles Barron; and in New York City with former City Council Member Jumaane Williams. In these roles he has drafted bill memoranda, analyzed demographic trends, and met with constituents.
Jibreel's undergraduate experience at Baruch College was the genesis of his interest in public service. As the leader of multiple clubs on campus, including SEEK (Search for Education, Elevation, and Knowledge) Society, Urban Male Leadership Academy, and the Black Student Union, he discovered a passion for organizing people around issues that matter. Jibreel is the proud son of Sierra Leonean immigrants.