2018-2019 Cohorts

Meet the 2019-2020 Facilitator Cohorts

Joshua Avedon

Greater LA Cohort

Joshua Avedon is the co-founder and CEO of Jumpstart Labs (jumpstartlabs.org) a global research and design laboratory for creative philanthropy and social change. He works with both emerging and established changemakers to develop the knowledge and connections necessary to realize their visions. Certified as a family philanthropy advisor/trainer (21/64, 2013), facilitator (Center for Leadership Initiatives, 2009), and executive coach (International Coach Federation, 2016), he is a recognized expert in supporting innovators and institutional leaders alike to navigate through strategic thinking and tactical implementation of new programs and projects. He, his wife Stephanie, their three children Elias, Navi, and Sarit (and miracle dog Oogie) live in the house where he grew up in Venice, California.


Programs and Services

Common programs we bring to campuses and communities.

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Facilitation Training

Building a field of skilled practitioners.

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Convener Training

Teaching leaders to build a culture of dialogue and deliberation for their constituents.

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Resetting the American Table

Bridging American divides.

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