Ernesto Cortes, Jr.


Metis and the Metrics of Success I Used to Think...And Now I Think... Edited by Richard Elmore. Cambridge: Harvard Education Press. 2011.

Quality Education as a Civil Right: Reflections Quality Education as a Constitutional Right: Creating a Grassroots Movement to Transform Public Schools. Edited by Theresa Perry, Robert Moses, Joan Wynne, Ernesto Cortes, Jr. and Lisa Delpit. Boston: Beacon Press. 2011. Review by the New England Journal of Higher Education.

Training and Immigration in the Real World Human Resource Economics & Public Policy: Essays in Honor of Vernon Briggs, Jr. Edited by Charles Whalen. Kalamazoo, Michigan: W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research. 2010.

On the Power of Education and Community Action Latinos and the Nation's Future. By Henry C. Cisneros. Houston, Texas: Arte Publico Press. 2009.

Faith, Charity and Justice The American Prospect, May 2007.

Toward a Democratic Culture Kettering Review, vol. 24, no.1, Spring 2006.

Habits of Democracy Texas Observer, November 17, 2006.

Justice at the Gates of the City: A Model of Shared Prosperity Back to Shared Prosperity: the Growing Inequality of Wealth and Income in America

Edited by Ray Marshall, Armonk, NY: M.E. Sharpe. 1999.

Reweaving the Social Fabric Kettering Review, Summer 1996



'Catalyst for Social Justice Series' at University of Denver Graduate School of Social Work (2017)

International Change Maker and Community Organiser Leaves Audience Inspired After Visit to College of Social SciencesUniversity of Birmingham [Article here] (2017)

Plenary on Community Organizing, Democracy and Education at 'Match on Dry Grass Conference' at Harvard (2012). Part 1, Part 2

Roundtable discussion on rebuilding the economy, hosted by The Aspen Institute (2011).



"Powerlessness Corrupts", Tavis Smiley Show (2012)



Ernesto Cortes, Jr.
West / Southwest IAF
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Austin, TX 78753
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