In Our Own Backyard


August 23rd, 2011


Marian Wright Edelman
President, Children’s Defense Fund

Alex Kotlowitz
Author, There Are No Children Here
Producer, The Interupters

Michelle Keenan
Director of Community Programs, Brigham and Woman’s Hospital
Center for Community Health and Health Equity

Bill Eppridge
Former LIFE magazine staff photographer,
author and teacher

Peter Loge
Principal, Milo Public Affairs
Washington, DC

Kai Schafft, Ph.D.
Editor, Journal of Research in Rural Education;
Director, Center on Rural Education and Communities,
Penn State University

Esther Prins, Ph.D.
Co-Director, Goodling Institute for Research in Family Literacy,
Penn State University

Thomas Buckmiller, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Educational Leadership Department,
Drake University

Christine H. Smith, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Humanities
Colorado Mountain College

Blaire Willson Toso, Ph.D.
Research Associate, Institute for the Study of Adult Literacy
Goodling Institute for Research on Family Literacy

Lucy Munger
Multimedia Film Editor
Ki Editorial and Design