James P. Steyer

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James P. Steyer "is an internationally respected expert on issues related to children's media and education. He is the Chairman and CEO of Common Sense Media. Previously he was the founder and CEO of JP Kids, a leading independent kids media company dedicated to changing the world for kids through quality media. With a hit series on the Disney Channel, "The Famous Jett Jackson," JP Kids develops fresh, fun, kid-friendly properties that can appear simultaneously on TV, online and across media platforms.

"Prior to founding JP Kids, Mr. Steyer served as founder and president of Children Now. In addition to his activities as an advocate, Mr. Steyer is also an award-winning faculty member at Stanford University, where he has taught popular courses on civil rights, education and media issues for 14 years. Mr. Steyer began his career as a district attorney and then as a national civil rights lawyer with the NAACP Legal Defense Fund."

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