Reverend John Lentz is the pastor at Forest Hill (Presbyterian) Church, where he has served since 1994. He has a general knowledge of the church, the neighborhood surrounding it, and the city of Cleveland Heights itself. He is from Washington D.C., and a graduate from Kenyon College (in Ohio). He went to graduate school in Edinboro, Scotland, and was first involved as a pastor in Winchester, Virginia. He has a lot to say about the schools and how they are racially divided. He discusses founding the Civility initiative and tells a couple of stories about racial tension in Cleveland Heights since he has lived there.
Lentz, John (interviewee)
Hollowell, Bethany (interviewer); Klypchak,Timothy (interviewer)
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"John Lentz Interview, 12 June 2013" (2013). Cleveland Regional Oral History Collection. Interview 990018.