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Mr. Jonathan Stith

Executive Director

Youth Education Alliance

HQ Phone: (202) 758-2674

Youth Education Alliance

2307 Martin Luther King Jr Ave

Washington Dc, District of Columbia 20020

United States

Company Description

Over the past several years, YEA has emerged as a powerful youth force at the forefront of education organizing in the city. Through petitions, direct action, public testimony and media work, our members have secured solid victories on our education platf... more

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Employment History

Local Organizer

Local Initiative Support Training Education and Network , Incorporated

Affiliations

Member
INCITE!

Co-Founder
Grupo-Afrodescendiente

Founder
Pump Ya Fist

Board Member
Shining Stars Montessori Academy, PCS

National Coordinator
Alliance for Educational Justice

Steering Committee Member
Justice for DC Youth Coalition

Web References (70 Total References)


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)


Fall/Winter 2013 Grantees

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Zachari Curtis | Timothea Howard | Janel Quarless | Sylvia Robinson | Brigette Rousson | alicia sanchez gill | Jonathan Stith | Amrita Wassan | 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)


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Jonathan Stith

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Jonathan Stith Executive Director, Youth Education Alliance Board Treasurer


Jonathan Stith, Director of ...

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Jonathan Stith, Director of Youth Organizing, Empower DC

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Jonathan Stith, Director of Youth Organizing, Empower DC Jonathan Stith is the Director of Youth Organizing at Empower DC, a multi-issue, intergenerational community organizing group in the District of Columbia. He has 15 years of experience working with youth and community organizations to address social inequities in their communities. 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. Under his leadership, YEA was a founding member of the Alliance for Educational Justice (AEJ), a national alliance of twenty youth organizing and intergenerational groups working for education justice. 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. 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. He is the founder of Pump Ya Fist, a youth activist and organizer training institute that supports the development of youth-led social change efforts. He has trained nationally and internationally on community organizing, youth development, leadership, team building and education issues.


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.

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