Tag Archives: Jonathan Kozol

After 20 Years: The Disastrous Impact of Welfare Reform

Posted at https://janresseger.wordpress.com/2016/01/06/after-20-years-the-disastrous-impact-of-welfare-reform/ A couple of months ago, speaking to a large, diverse audience in Cleveland, Ohio, Jonathan Kozol joked that as a Jew, when he has the opportunity to address church audiences, he takes great pleasure in reminding Christians … Continue reading

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Jonathan Kozol: A Prophet Calling Us All to Account (Education)

Posted at http://janresseger.wordpress.com/2014/11/11/jonathan-kozol-a-prophet-calling-us-all-to-account/ It was fitting that a huge crowd packed into the pews of Herrick Chapel at Grinnell College last Friday night to hear Jonathan Kozol, for while the 78-year-old Kozol is a quiet prophet with a Boston accent … Continue reading

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Fire in the Ashes—New Jonathan Kozol Book on Poor Children

From Jan Resseger, Minister for Public Education and Witness, United Church of Christ (http://www.ucc.org/justice/public-education): Jonathan Kozol has written a new book, Fire in the Ashes: Twenty-Five Years Among the Poorest Children In America (New York: Crown Publishers).  It will go on … Continue reading

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Save Our Schools March & National Call to Action—July 28-30, Washington, DC

July 28-31, 2011 in Washington, D.C. and around the country   We’re putting the Public back in public schools!   We, a collection of people from all walks of life and every corner of this nation, embody a mixture of … Continue reading

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Best Selling Author Jonathan Kozol to Speak at Berks—October 14, Reading

The Penn State Berks Lecture Series brings best selling author Jonathan Kozol to the Penn State Berks campus in Reading on Wednesday, Oct. 14, at 7:30 p.m. in the Perkins Student Center Auditorium.   Jonathan Kozol has written over ten … Continue reading

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