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March 22, 2017 -  John Bridgeland is quoted in Politico article on Trump's budget. 
March 22, 2017 -  Tricia Raikes, John Bridgeland, Barbara Duffield, and Erin Ingram co-author an op.ed on helping homeless students, highlighting a groundbreaking study by the Institute for Children, Poverty and Homelessness.
March 13, 2017 -  We may not have moonshot goal today, but America needs a big idea that plays to its strength, writes John M. Bridgeland, an Ohio native and the director of the White House Domestic Policy Council under President George W. Bush. 
March 8, 2017 -  John Bridgeland published an op.ed in the Cincinnati Enquirer on the importance of accountability in boosting educational outcomes. 
March 8, 2017 -  The National Service Agenda from the Bipartisan Policy Center's Commission on Political Reform is moving forward. Commission Members are found here
March 3, 2017 -  John and Jim Bridgeland tour the forthcoming Cincinnati Shakespeare Company, which will be completed in June. 
February 25-26, 2017 -  General Stanley McChrystal and John Bridgeland spoke to the National Governors Association Winter Meeting in Washington, DC about large-scale national service. 
February 9, 2017 -  John Bridgeland gave a TED talk at TEDx Pennsylvania Avenue entitled, "One Nation: Indivisible". The talk will be available for viewing soon. 

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The National Service agenda from the Bipartisan Policy Center's Commission on Political Reform is moving forward. Commission members shown below. 

John and Jim Bridgeland tour the forthcoming Cincinnati Shakespeare Company, which will be completed in June. 

Sylvia Earle, Bob Nixon, John Bridgeland and Sarah Nixon premiere their Sea of Hope film at National Geographic to an overflowing crowd, to bring the national park idea to the ocean in the next century -- the "Blue Centennial". 

EARTH President's Advisory Board Chair John Bridgeland and President's Youth Advisory Board member Fallon Bridgeland participate in the 24th EARTH University Graduation with President José Zaglul, former Board Chair Randal C. Teague, Sr., and more than 100 graduates from more than two dozen countries.

Oceanographer Sylvia Earle and Rob from the Earth Conservation Corps go snorkeling in the Potomac River and discuss what it will take to clean up America’s rivers and ocean. John Bridgeland, Bob and Sarah Nixon, and Brian Skerry joined the expedition to film the Blue Centennial.

John Bridgeland and Bruce Reed join Dr. Sylvia Earle, Richard Pyle, and Bob and Sarah Nixon aboard the KOK for scientific expeditions in Pisces IV and V subs to explore marine life in the depths of the ocean.  Civic Fellows Lily and Sarah Jenkins from Molokai joined the expedition.  The Blue Centennial team participated in public hearings for the expansion of Papahanaumokuakea National Marine Monument.  

Results for America

2016 Federal Invest In What Works Event

April 18, 2016:
Results for America gathered top federal leaders at the Newseum in Washington D.C. to discuss their most exciting efforts to build and use evidence to improve results for the American people. This video features former White House Directors John Bridgleand and Bruce Reed, former USAID Administrator Raj Shah, and Office of Management and Budget Director Shaun Donovan.

Growing Healthy Communities

Ideasteam Public Media Forum

January 25-26, 2016:
John Bridgeland appeared on Cleveland public radio — Sound of Ideas — to discuss the high school dropout challenge with Mike McIntyre. He gave the keynote address at the Ideasteam public media forum, Growing Healthy Communities, and participated in a panel discussion with CEOs from the community.

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Cleveland Plain Dealer, "Doubling down on Cleveland's investment in people: Kurt Karakul and Kathryn Wertheim Hexter (Opinion)"
Sound of Ideas TV & Radio Program
News Story on TV & Radio Show
The Ohio Channel

The Aspen Institute

Launch of the Future of Work Initiative

December 16, 2015:
The Aspen Institute Economic Opportunities Program launched the Future of Work Initiative, co-chaired by Bruce Reed and John Bridgeland. The launch event featured a series of panel discussions with key voices in the conversation around independent workers, in the on-demand economy and beyond. Senator Mark Warner and Labor Secretary Thomas Perez joined the discussion.

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