Jonathan Malagon, Director of Equity & Learning
A social justice leader for over 20 years, Jonathan Malagon joined Every Texan in 2022 as the Director of Equity and Learning. In this exciting new role, Jonathan implements and strengthens efforts to embed racial equity across the organization. He previously led various initiatives in the City of San Antonio to ensure that its policy-making, service delivery, community engagement, and distribution of resources promote equitable outcomes for all residents. He also supported the City of Richmond, California, in the development of a Health in All Policies Strategy to integrate health equity into all of the City’s policies and plans. He formerly served as a Senior Associate with PolicyLink, where he coordinated the statewide policy campaigns of the California Alliance for Boys and Men of Color, a coalition of community, system, and youth leaders working to remove barriers and improve outcomes for this population. He was a high school teacher in Watts and Northeast Los Angeles, where he organized students and parents and led youth participatory action research projects. He holds a Masters of City Planning and a Masters of Public Health from UC Berkeley, and a Masters of Education from UCLA.