Burrell Poe is a U.S. Army Veteran from the West Side of Chicago. Burrell is very passionate about social and environmental justice and dedicates his time to furthering awareness and solutions for these issues. Burrell is on the Emerging Leaders Board at the Mikva Challenge and Compassion It Chicago. Burrell works as a Nonviolence Trainer at the Institute for Nonviolence Chicago. Currently, Burrell is working with the Goldin Institute Global Associates in Colombia and Uganda to refine a new curriculum on the themes of peacebuilding and tools for forgiveness, compassion and reconciliation.