Thomas J. Lenz

Thomas Lenz is a Senior Associate at the Great Cities Institute of the University of Illinois at Chicago and a co-chair of United Power for Action and Justice. He can be reached at 312-996-7963. The Industrial Areas Foundation is located at 220 W. Kinzie Street, 5th Floor, Chicago, IL 60610.

Building a Force for the Common Good

The empty space at the center of American democracy is defined ultimately by its failed political institutions. At the highest level of politics, there...