Shavar Jeffries
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Shavar D. Jeffries

CEO – The KIPP Foundation

Shavar Jeffries is a civil-rights lawyer and executive leader with over 20 years of experience fighting for equal opportunity and racial justice. Shavar is a partner at Lowenstein Sandler, where he has litigated complex civil-litigation and class-action matters and is the CEO of The KIPP Foundation.

He is the former president of Education Reform Now, a national advocacy organization that pursues educational equity for low-income students and students of color. Previously, Shavar ran an institutional-reform clinic at Seton Hall Law School’s Center for Social Justice, where he represented clients on matters involving civil rights, racial justice, education equity, and housing affordability.

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