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Jonathan Klein is chief executive officer and co-founder of GO Public Schools, a nonprofit organization, whose members ‘ families, educators, and community allies ‘ work together to expand opportunity and access to quality education in California’s most historically underserved communities. Under Jonathan’s leadership, GO’s network has won multiple victories to change policy and bring new resources to support equity and innovation in Oakland, West Contra Costa, and Fresno public schools. Jonathan was GO’s founding board chair in 2008 and joined the team as the organization’s first Oakland executive director in 2012. In 2015, he assumed the role of chief executive officer, leading GO into a new era of impact across California. Jonathan was one of three 2013 finalists for the Peter Jennings Award for Civic Leadership, presented annually to one Teach For America alumna/us for work that has led to far-reaching systemic change. New Schools Venture Fund also named him Change Agent of the Year in 2013. Jonathan is a co-founder of both the Oakland Public Education Fund and Revolution Foods. He was also chief program officer at the Rogers Family Foundation, special assistant to the state administrators in Oakland Unified, Bay Area executive director of Teach for America, and an elementary school teacher in Compton, California. Jonathan received an MBA from UC Berkeley in 2008, and also lectured there on nonprofit leadership and management. Jonathan is a fully credentialed teacher and received a bachelor’s degree in history from Yale University. Jonathan lives with his wife and two children in Oakland’s Dimond neighborhood. He is a Fellow of the 20th class of the Pahara-Aspen Education Fellowship and a member of the Aspen Global Leadership Network.