Chaka Forman is a teacher, actor, soccer coach, community activist, writer, and advocate for social justice. He currently works at local LA schools as a Restorative Justice Advisor. He has also worked with incarcerated juveniles and adults in different capacities. Chaka coaches Varsity girls soccer at Venice High School. He has performed on theatrical stages in Los Angeles, and has a significant film and television resume.
The importance of helping others and working for change was instilled in him from an early age, as the son of Civil Rights leader James Forman Sr., the grandson of English author/muckraker Jessica Mitford.