Alan Jenkins

Alan Jenkins is executive director of The Opportunity Agenda, a
communications, research and advocacy organization with the mission of
building the national will to expand opportunity in America. He is
co-editor, with Brian Smedley, of All Things Being Equal: Instigating
Opportunity in an Inequitable Time

Our Inalienable Human Rights Our Inalienable Human Rights

Despite their political differences, Americans are strikingly united on the value of human rights, according to a new poll sponsored by The Nation.

Dec 10, 2007 / Feature / Alan Jenkins

Bringing Human Rights Home Bringing Human Rights Home

The United States should respect international human rights standards within its own borders.

Jun 9, 2005 / Feature / Alan Jenkins and Larry Cox

Minority Report Minority Report

Ever since Clark Kent first donned a pair of oversized glasses and, somewhat improbably, hid his Superman persona from Lois Lane, questions of identity have been a staple of th...

Apr 24, 2003 / Books & the Arts / Alan Jenkins

Race Matters Race Matters

At the end of this summer, an event will take place that could change the way the world thinks about one of its most vexing problems--racism.

Aug 9, 2001 / Feature / Alan Jenkins