Derrick C. Dawson

Program Coordinator for Chicago Regional Organizing for Antiracism (Chicago ROAR)

National Organizer/Workshop Facilitator

Direct Line: 708-432-3201

Derrick C. Dawson (he/him/his) received a bachelor’s degree in English and Linguistics from Northeastern Illinois University. He was also a broadcaster and journalist in the United States Navy, where he served for over 10 years on ships in the Pacific fleet. Derrick Dawson is a member of the Antiracism Commission of the Episcopal Diocese of Chicago and served as its Co-Chair for several years. He is currently serving his second elected term as a member of the Standing Committee of the Diocese. Derrick also serves on the Board of Directors of ReVive Center for Housing and Healing Homeless Shelter. Derrick is an Organizer/Trainer and former board member of Crossroads Antiracism Organizing and Training and is currently Co-Program Coordinator for Chicago Regional Organizing for Antiracism, a regional program of Crossroads Antiracism & Training.