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Background Information

Employment History

Company Inc.

Diverse City Fund

Nexus

Director

Alliance for Educational Justice

Executive Director

Youth Education Alliance

Local Organizer

Local Initiative Support Training Education and Network , Incorporated

Affiliations

Member
INCITE!

Co-Founder
Grupo-Afrodescendiente

Founder
Pump Ya Fist

Board of Trustees Member
Shining Stars Montessori Academy, PCS

Steering Committee Member
Justice for DC Youth Coalition

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Speakers | Transform Network

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Jonathan Stith is a founding member and the National Coordinator for the Alliance for Educational Justice, a national network of intergenerational and youth-led organizations working to end the school-to-prison pipeline. He is the former Director of Youth Organizing at Empower DC. He has 18 years of experience working with youth and community organizations to address social inequities. As the former Executive Director of the Youth Education Alliance (YEA), he was a critical leader in the School Modernization Campaign that won 3.2 billion dollars for school renovation and repair in the District. He was also a steering committee member of the Justice for DC Youth Coalition that successfully organized youth and their families to win critical juvenile justice reforms in the District. Last and most importantly, he is a father of three children (15, 13 and 11) all of whom attend public schools in the District of Columbia.


Latest News Nonprofit Quaterly | Conley Fleming LLP

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Jonathan Stith, the national coordinator for the Alliance for Educational Justice and co-author of the Movement for Black Lives' (MB4L) education proposals, described the negative community impact of charters and school choice in an interview with the American Prospect's Rachel Cohen.


Latest From Nonprofit Quaterly | Conley Fleming LLP

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Jonathan Stith, the national coordinator for the Alliance for Educational Justice and co-author of the Movement for Black Lives' (MB4L) education proposals, described the negative community impact of charters and school choice in an interview with the American Prospect's Rachel Cohen.


Sustain

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Mostly, said Jonathan Stith, the national coordinator for the Washington-based Alliance for Educational Justice and one of the lead authors, the propositions are an attempt to crystallize what the movement supports and to provide activists with a platform from which to move forward. "It's always been clear what we're against, but [articulating] what we're for, what we want to see, was a real labor," Stith, 41, said. The document is also an effort to connect education priorities to health care, the economy, criminal justice, and a range of other public-policy areas, and to, as Stith put it, force progress "in concert. [...]


Spring/Summer 2013 Grantees

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Jonathan Stith | alicia sanchez gill | Amrita Wassan | Timothea Howard | Janel Quarless | Sylvia Robinson | Jessica Solomon | Jabari Zakiya

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Jonathan Stith is the National Coordinator of the Alliance for Educational Justice, a national coalition of twenty-seven youth-led and inter-generational education organizing groups working for education justice. He has 16 years experience of working with youth and community organizations to address educational inequities in their communities. He begin as an Americorps*VISTA working with DC public school students to transform their communities through service. In 2006, as the Executive Director for the Youth Education Alliance, he organized students to win the School Modernization Campaign which created 3.2 billion dollars for school renovation and repair in the District. He was also a steering committee member of the Justice for DC Youth Coalition that successfully organized youth and their families to win critical reforms in the city's juvenile justice system. He also helped to build and launch the Empower DC Youth Organizing Project in 2012. Jonathan is an accomplished facilitator and trainer. He is a certified trainer of Advancing Youth Development for the Children Youth Investment Trust, the Prudential Youth Leadership Institute, and the Center for Creative Leadership. (back to GT)
alicia sanchez gill works in the field of HIV/AIDS housing while always centering the voices of survivors of sexual assault. She's worked at the DC Rape Crisis Center, DASH, The Women's Collective, volunteered at HIPS, and worked with Men Can Stop Rape and WEAVE on building anti-racist and LGBTQ, trauma-centered training curriculum and organizational systems. A member of INCITE! and co-founder of Grupo-Afrodescendiente, she believes in the beauty of building connections right at our intersections. As a former opera singer, (previously on stage, now in the shower) she also values art as healing and story telling, transformation, justice and snacks. (back to GT)

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