From superintendents to educational non-profits, NGOs and government agencies, many JGFA alumni began their careers in service and leadership being mentored by global game-changers.
EDUCATION MENTORSHIPS & PLACEMENTS
Here are some of JGFA’s wide-ranging placements addressing educational issues worldwide.
2001—INSTITUTE FOR YOUTH EDUCATION AND FAMILIES, NATIONAL LEAGUE OF CITIES
Clifford Johnson, Executive Director
1994—LOS ANGELES UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT
Judy Burton, Assistant Superintendent and Director of LEARN
1987—SAN FRANCISCO UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT
Ramon C. Cortines, Superintendent
1995—SOUTHWEST VOTER REGISTRATION EDUCATION PROJECT
Antonio Gonzales, President
2013—UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION, OFFICE FOR CIVIL RIGHTS
Robert Kim, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Strategic Operations and Outreach Office of Civil Rights
2015—HARLEM CHILDREN’S ZONE
JGFA Fellows blog throughout the year and beyond to share their service experiences.
- Post-Secondary Education is Critical for the Formerly Incarcerated - It’s early Tuesday morning and I am on a flight to Detroit-Metro Airport. Due to weather conditions the flight is being delayed. As the plane sits on the runway at Newark Liberty International Airport I am second guessing my participation in this trip. I am accompanying my colleagues Rebecca Silber and Sean Addie to Michigan … Continue reading Post-Secondary Education is Critical for the Formerly Incarcerated
- Lived Experience as a Source of Knowledge - Founded by Dr. Donald Roden of Rutgers University – New Brunswick, the Mountainview Program (MVP) initially started as a volunteer GED tutoring group for incarcerated youth at the Mountainview Youth Correctional Facility in Annandale, New Jersey. In 2013 the MVP program was incorporated into a consortium of higher education institutions known as the New Jersey … Continue reading Lived Experience as a Source of Knowledge