Jalal Belsifar

Civic Engagement and Immigration Legal Services Program Manager

Jalal Belsifar received his Bachelor of Arts in French and Francophone Studies from the University of Illinois at Chicago and participated in the Linguistic Abroad Program for foreign languages in Morocco, Spain and China. In 2014, he received his TEFEL certificate in teaching and his BIA accreditation in 2015. In his position at VAI as the Civic Engagement & Legal Clinic Manager, Jalal oversees the Development Education Programs such as: EL Civics, ESL, Digital Literacy, Financial Literacy, Citizenship and BIA (Board of Immigration Appeals) services.