Jonathan (Jon) Chavez is the Director of Partnerships for 4th-Dimension Leaders. His career began in the college access and success sector, working across the landscape with non-profit and school institutions to increase equity in college success. After eight years serving students, he joins 4DL’s passion for disrupting discrepancies in opportunity and serves to grow our partnerships while also enhancing our current relationships.


Jon holds a BA in Sociology from Bard College as well as an AA in Liberal Arts from LaGuardia Community College. As a non-traditional student, his inability to access opportunities inspired his passion for equity work. Currently, he volunteers time to read applications for the Kaplan Leadership Program and supports transfer initiatives with the Honors Student Advisory Committee at LaGuardia Community College. He holds certifications in Youth Development and College Access Counseling and completed the Emerging Leaders in Nonprofit Management Program with Partnership for After School Education (PASE)/Baruch College Austin W. Marxe School of Public and International Affairs.