Born and raised in the Washington Heights section of New York City, Ramón Javier (he/him) is a life-long New Yorker, proud of his Afro-Latino roots. A member of Prep for Prep’s Contingent XI, Ramón graduated from The Hackley School, Williams College, and received his Ed.M in Psychological Counseling from Teachers College, Columbia University.
After college, Ramón worked in law and advertising, but his passion for helping kids and for equity work led him to education. He worked for Prep for Prep, The TEAK Fellowship, and KIPP NYC in a variety of roles. He currently leads equity work at schools in New York City and is the founder of Solidarity In Action LLC, an equity coaching and consulting company. He is a diversity practitioner at heart who brings a therapeutic perspective to his work. He currently serves on the New York State Association of Independent Schools Diversity Committee.
Ramón lives in New York with his wife and two daughters.