A WDC Community Education Progam : “Desegregation and Closing the Opportunity Gap in Public Education
Richard Kahlenberg, The Century Foundation
Richard D. Kahlenberg is the director of K–12 equity and senior fellow at The Century Foundation with expertise in education, civil rights, and equal opportunity. Kahlenberg has been called “the intellectual father of the economic integration movement” in K-12 schooling and “arguably the nation’s chief proponent of class-based affirmative action in higher education admissions.” He is also an authority on teachers’ unions, private school vouchers, charter schools, turnaround school efforts, labor organizing and inequality in higher education.
Dan Reed, Just Up the Pike
Dan Reed is a writer, urban planner, and community advocate. Dan has worked with communities all over the United States to make their streets safer and more enjoyable places. His writing has appeared in publications including the New York Times, the Atlantic, Architect Magazine, Greater Greater Washington, and Washingtonian Magazine.