Jonathan Briggs

Jon is the Policy Manager for America Forward, where he works on America Forward's 2020 Presidential engagement, new Whole-Learner Education Initiative, and evidence-based policy, education, and workforce development advocacy and policy.

Jon most recently served as a Leadership for Educational Equity (LEE) Fellow and Education Program Specialist at the U.S. Department of Education (ED) where he co-managed a portfolio of discretionary grant awardees in the Office of Program and Grantee Support Services. He previously served as a Legislative Fellow and Acting Legislative Assistant in the Office of Congresswoman Marcia L. Fudge, where he focused on education, health, employment, higher education, labor, and civil rights policy. Jon shared that as an AmeriCorps alum, he understands “firsthand the significance of the work innovative organizations do and the real impact they can have on those most vulnerable in our society.”