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Background Information

Employment History

Company Inc.

Diverse City Fund

Nexus

National Coordinator

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 Member
Shining Stars Montessori Academy, PCS

Steering Committee Member
Justice for DC Youth Coalition

Web References (39 Total References)


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.


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.


Summit Program – ASKS Summit 2016

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Jonathan Stith, the National Coordinator of the Alliance for Educational Justice


Youth-led and civil rights organizations ...

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Youth-led and civil rights organizations were quick to respond.  "The Federal guidance does nothing for the millions of Black students who attend schools with cops but no counselors-students who are 2.3 times as likely to be arrested as their white counterparts," said Jonathan Stith, director of the Alliance for Education Justice (AEJ).  "We join with AROS in calling for the Departments of Education and Justice to divest from programs that criminalize our children in the classrooms and to fund solutions that actually work-like Restorative Justice.   


Mostly, said Jonathan Stith, ...

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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.".

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