39 min

Episode 51: Jimmy Kemp on Opportunity Zones, and the legacy of the late Jack Kemp Reality Check with Jeanne Allen

    • Education

Jimmy Kemp, president of the Jack Kemp Foundation, joins Jeanne on this episode of Reality Check and discusses the legacy of his late father, former congressman, cabinet secretary, and vice presidential candidate Jack Kemp; how professional football shaped Jack Kemp's career in public service and his passionate advocacy to end poverty and racism in America; and how Opportunity Zones, a feature of the 2017 tax bill strongly supported by the Jack Kemp Foundation, has the potential to improve educational choices in low income communities across America.

Jimmy Kemp, president of the Jack Kemp Foundation, joins Jeanne on this episode of Reality Check and discusses the legacy of his late father, former congressman, cabinet secretary, and vice presidential candidate Jack Kemp; how professional football shaped Jack Kemp's career in public service and his passionate advocacy to end poverty and racism in America; and how Opportunity Zones, a feature of the 2017 tax bill strongly supported by the Jack Kemp Foundation, has the potential to improve educational choices in low income communities across America.

39 min

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