Guest Profile

Jodi Grant & Sage Learn

About Jodi -
Since 2005, Jodi Grant has been Executive Director of the Afterschool Alliance, a non-profit public awareness and advocacy organization working to ensure that all children and youth have access to quality, affordable afterschool programs. Jodi graduated from Yale University with honors and received her law degree from Harvard University. She currently serves on the Board of Partners for Livable Communities and is a Trustee of America’s Promise. She lives with her husband and two children in Bethesda, Maryland.

About Sage -
Sage joined the Boys & Girls Clubs of America in February 2015 and is responsible for providing ongoing leadership in the planning and implementation of work related to BGCA Government Relations policy and advocacy efforts. Her advocacy portfolio includes but is not limited to; education, health, nutrition, safety, character development and Native issues. She has 13 years of government relations experience, prior to BGCA, working as Government Affairs Manager with the National Recreation and Park Association. Sage also worked as a consultant on Government Relations issues that relate to health and fitness, spent six years working for Nike Government Relations and initially moved to Washington, D.C., to work for Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR) with roles in both policy and communications. Learn has a bachelor of science in Political Science from Portland State University and is former college runner.