Jordan Stockdale is the Executive Director of the Young Men’s Initiative at the NYC Mayor’s Office. In this role, Jordan manages YMI’s investments and programs across education, health, criminal justice and workforce development. Jordan previously served as Deputy Executive Director of the Close Rikers Initiative at the NYC Mayor’s Office of Criminal Justice (MOCJ). In this position, Jordan also managed the implementation of Raise the Age as well as school climate and safety reforms for the office. Jordan also previously served as Program Director of School Climate Initiatives at MOCJ and as an education policy analyst for the First Deputy Mayor. Before working at the Mayor's Office, Jordan was a Fulbright Scholar in Madrid, Spain, and a special education teacher in Harlem. Jordan has a master’s degree in Special Education from Hunter College and a master’s degree in Public Affairs from Princeton University.