Stan Salett

Read the Wikipedia article on Stan Salettcivil rights organizer, national education policy advisor and creator of the Upward Bound Program and Head Start.

MSNBC Feature: MLK

January 19, 2014

Stan Salett (BEA) and Josh DuBois talk about Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy of fighting poverty and how his wife, Coretta Scott King, kept the dream alive.

A Discussion Featuring Daw Aung San Suu Kyi

Date: September 22, 2012 from 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Location: Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Low Memorial Library, Rotunda

The Edge of Politics: Stories from the Civil Rights Movement, the War on Poverty and the Challenges of School Reform

Front cover: The Edge of Politics

From BEA Press (Oct 2011):

By Stan Salett, President of the Foundation for the Future of Youth. Available at Politics and Prose Bookstore, Washington, DC and The National Center for Civil and Human Rights, Atlanta, GA. 

You can order your copy from

View Stan's presentation and Q&A session about the book at Boston University in October 2011.


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