Promote a self-sustaining community in Marin City, California by advancing health, educational, and economic outcomes for residents through collaborative and comprehensive community-based support services.
Marin County Cooperation Team (MCCT) promotes a self-sustaining community in Marin City, California, to give Marin City residents an overall improved quality of life through service, relationships, connection, and equity. MCCT provides comprehensive support services through seven teams in the areas of (1) family needs, (2) senior and disability support, (3) educational support, (4) college and career readiness, (5) mental health and wellness, (6) crisis care, and (7) community and civic engagement (CCE). MCCT’s CCE programming interrupts the special education-to-prison pipeline and gives students the tools to maximize their strengths and potential and become community organizers.
Jahmeer Reynolds is the founder and executive director of Marin County Cooperation Team (MCCT). As highlighted in his signature phrase, “I am in the business of serving my community, and empowering is my product,” before creating MCCT he was an advocate for adults and children with mild to severe disabilities, launched the first youth mentoring organization in the United Arab Emirates for Black men, worked at a youth shelter, and served as the Full Service Community School Director for the West Contra Costa School District. He is currently the community engagement director for the Sausalito Marin City School District.
Jahmeer has a bachelor’s degree in business administration and a master’s degree in education, and he is currently earning his doctoral degree in educational psychology.
For his work at MCCT, Jahmeer received a Certificate of Special Congressional Recognition for Outstanding Innovation from the U.S. Congress and the “Excellence in Innovation” award from the Center for Volunteer and Nonprofit Leadership. He was also selected as a Kron 4 Hero, and he recorded a Ted Talk entitled “Reimagining Policing for the Good of All.”
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