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November 6, 2017 -  Bruce Reed serves as panelist on the "Vision of America" panel at the Clinton 25 Symposium hosted by the Institute of Politics and Public Service at the Georgetown University's McCourt School of Public Policy. Watch the panel here
November 8-9, 2017 -  Commissioner John Bridgeland joins Co-Chairs Tim Shriver, John Engler, and Linda Darling Hammond for two days in Tacoma for the National Commission on Social, Emotional and Academic Development. 
November 7, 2017 -  Bruce Reed accepts the Javitz Award on behalf of former Vice President Joe Biden and moderates a panel with award recipient Senator Rob Portman. Watch here
November 2, 2017  -  John Bridgeland, Rob Gordon, and Dorothy Stoneman speak at the JFK 100th Symposium on national service. 
October 30-31 -  Service Year Alliance Chair John Bridgeland joins Chairman General Stanley McChrystal, Vice Chair Alan Khazei, CEO Shirley Sagawa and a group of top leaders to discuss universal national service at the Mount Vernon Summit. Bridgeland engages Chelsea Clinton in a discussion about national service and its relevance to the challenges America faces today. The group took a tour of Mount Vernon in the quiet of night and were reminded that Six-Star General George Washington saw national service as central to being an American and that he devoted more than 50 years of his life to serving the nation. 
October 20, 2017 -  John Bridgeland spoke at and moderated a panel at the National Conference on Citizenship about civic health and closing the opportunity gap with Robert Putnam, Stuart Comstock-Gay, Diane Douglas, Shawn Healy, and Val Raimos. His op.ed with Robert Putnam was published by the PBS NewsHour found here
October 18, 2017 -  Bruce Reed and John Bridgeland moderate back to back panels at the Results for America release of the Federal Index in the Senate Russell Building to a standing room only crowd. 
October 16, 2017 -  John Bridgeland and Checker Finn moderate a discussion on national service and education at the Fordham Institute with top nonprofit and national service leaders. 

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The Aspen High Seas Team launches its initiative at The Aspen Ideas Festival.

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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