Youth Program Manager, Next Gen Men
Jonathon Reed has a Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Education, and is currently pursuing a Masters of Education focused on boyhood masculinities. With a background in activism, he seeks to empower young people to think critically and make their voices heard. Reed is a longtime advocate for LGBTQ+ youth and has years of experience working with boys to expand definitions of masculinity. He coordinates and facilitates Next Gen Men’s youth programs, is a member of the National Youth Working Group on Gender Equality and MenEngage Youth Reference Group, and creates a podcast centred on the inner lives of boys called Breaking the Boy Code.