About Jonathan

Jonathan P. Walton is an area ministry director for InterVarsity Christian Fellowship's New York/New Jersey region. He previously served for ten years as director of the New York City Urban Project. He writes regularly for Huffington Post,, and is the author of three books of poetry and short stories.

Jonathan's work fighting human trafficking has been featured in the Christian Post, New York Daily News, and King Kulture. He has been named one of Christianity Today's 33 Under 33, won a Young Christian Leaders World Changer award, and was honored as one of New York's New Abolitionists. He is a member of New Life Fellowship and lives with his wife, daughter, and dog in New York City.

To learn more listen to his seminar, "How to Actually Do Racial Reconciliation & Pursue Racial Justice" from Urbana '15.

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Jonathan is a highly gifted communicator and a very engaging facilitator who addresses complex topics with conviction and grace. His ethnic reconciliation and justice workshops have provided a vital framework for our staff to explore and unearth our biases and the varied cultural lenses through which we view each other and the women we serve. I would highly recommend Jonathan's work to any team that desires to establish a more Biblically-rooted, healthy, and collaborative culture.

Bill Cummings, Restore NYC

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