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April 13, 2018  -  John Bridgeland received the Distinguished Alumni Award across all classes from Indian Hill High School. Indian Hill Schools shared this video presentation at the award ceremony. 
March 5-6 -  Civic Enterprises launches the Education leads Home campaign at South by Southwest in Austin, Texas. John Bridgeland and Tricia Raikes published an op.ed on the PBS NewsHour. 
March 5, 2018  -  In partnership with SchoolHouse Connection, America's Promise Alliance, and the Institute for Children, Poverty and Homelessness, Civic Enterprises launched the Education Leads Home campaign at SXSW EDU in Austin, TX. To learn more about the campaign, visit
February 27, 2018 -  Bruce Reed gives keynote address on the Future of Work at Universities Australia’s annual higher education conference, which brought 1100 university leaders to Canberra. The speech was covered in the Sydney Morning Herald found here
February 22, 2018 -  Tim Shriver and John Bridgeland brief Chief State School Officers and leaders representing 25 State teams on best evidence and frameworks to promote the integration of social, emotional, and academic learning at CASEL's Collaborating States initiative in Chicago. 
February 13, 2018  -  Malaria No More Vice Chairman, John Bridgeland, gives remarks and introduces U.S. AID Administrator Mark Green at the Malaria No More Champions Breakfast on Capitol Hill. 
February 06, 2018 -  John Bridgeland and Jim Mason discuss the high school dropout epidemic and how Ohio and Cincinnati are addressing it on 91.7 WVXU Cincinnati. This work comes in context of The Corporation for Public Broadcasting's announcement of American Graduate 3's focus on the school to work pipeline. Listen here
February 1, 2018 -  John Bridgeland and Jim Mason appear on National Public Radio in Cincinnati on the high school dropout epidemic and how Ohio and Cincinnati are addressing it. The work comes in the context of the announcement by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting of American Graduate 3 to focus the nation's attention on the school to work pipeline. 
January 30, 2018 -  Aspen Institute Future of Work Intiative releases new paper: Modernizing Unemployment Insurance for the Changing Nature of Work. Bruce Reed and John Bridgeland are Co-Chairs. See the overview and paper
January 23, 2018 -  John Bridgeland gave the Keynote Address at the National Educational Telecommunications Association, in partnership with the Corporation for Public Broadcasting and public media across the United States, on educating all students to college, career and community. John Gomperts, CEO of America's Promise Alliance spoke on a panel to illuminate the opportunities and challenges presented by the school to work pipeline. 

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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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