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Executive Director, CFY-Los Angeles
Los Angeles, California
Neil Spears is the Executive Director of the Los Angeles office of CFY, an education nonprofit that connects students in low-income communities, together with their families and teachers, to digital learning that transforms the way they can excel in school and in life. Neil developed his drive for educational equity as a middle school teacher and Teach For America corps member in east Los Angeles. Neil is also passionate about progressive causes and serves on the board of New Leaders Council Los Angeles, a nonprofit that trains the next generation of progressive leaders, and on the board of JQ International, an organization that facilitates community, provides services, and runs educational programming for LGBTQ Jews and our allies. He holds a bachelors degree in psychology from the University of California, San Diego, and a masters degree in education policy and management from Harvard University.