The president of a private school’s Board of Trustees, who preaches about the importance of the school’s diversity, equity, and inclusion agenda, works for a real estate company run almost entirely by white men.
Jonathan Kass is the board president of Columbus Academy in Ohio and was responsible for finalizing the decision to deny re-enrollment to the children of two mothers who demanded transparency in their children’s alleged race-based curriculum.
Alongside Head of School Melissa Boocock, Kass ignited the school’s push for “anti-racism” and diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives that parents claim mirror the teachings of critical race theory.
Kass also works as the President of Development at a real estate company, which was co-founded by his father and has virtually no diversity in its high-ranking workforce. Among the 30 employees listed on Continental Real Estate Company’s website, five are women, and one employee appears to be black.
The lack of diversity within Continental Real Estate Companies runs counter to Kass’s demands that