Jon Kest Dead: Social Justice Activist Passes Away

After a fight with cancer, Jon Kest, a New York City community leader and highly regarded social justice activist, passed away Wednesday. Jon Kest was the executive director of NY Communities for Change, formerly known as ACORN, an organization that works to aid New Yorkers without good access to affordable housing and education.

–  Huffington Post

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