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James P. Steyer

Co-founder


Jim Steyer has been a national leader in children’s policy and media for more than 20 years and has developed some of the nation’s most innovative and effective nonprofits, including the East Palo Alto Community Law Project, Children Now, JP Kids, and Common Sense Media, which helps guide families through the mass of media their children consume. As a Stanford University professor, Jim teaches courses on civil rights, civil liberties and children’s issues. He graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Stanford and received his JD from Stanford Law School. He is a frequent contributor to the national discussion on children’s issues and is the author of “The Other Parent: The Inside Story of the Media’s Effect on Our Children.”