Legacies of the Great Society
    • About:

      Hugh B. Price is a Nonresident Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution. From 2008 until 2013, he was a Visiting Professor of Public and International Affairs in the Woodrow Wilson School at Princeton University. Mr. Price served as president and chief executive officer of the National Urban League from July 1994 until April 2003. Previously he was vice president of the Rockefeller Foundation, senior vice president of PBS station WNET/Thirteen, and member of the editorial board of the New York Times.

      Mr. Price is the author of four books – Strugglers Into Strivers: What the Military Can Teach Us About How Young People Learn and Grow, Mobilizing the Community to Help Students Succeed, Achievement Matters: Getting Your Child The Best Education Possible, and Destination: The American Dream, a compilation of his speeches and position papers. He currently chairs the board of the Jacob Burns Film Center.