News & Events

May 24, 2018 -  Civic CEO Bruce Reed and research associate Matthew Atwell release "The Rise of the Expert Economy," the first comprehensive study of the expert industry, which connects up to 1.5 million experts to companies in need of their knowledge or expertise. See the press release for more information and read the full report here.  
May 21, 2018  -  Commissioner John Bridgeland speaks on two panels at the Aspen Institute's National Commission on Social, Emotional, and Academic Development. 
May 21, 2018  -  Jen DePaoli and John Bridgeland speak to students from William and Mary's Washington Center Summer Program about Civic's work, leadership, and their own career paths. 
May 15, 2018 -  If you missed the Live Broadcast from the White Shark Café program, you can watch the recording of the program here
May 15, 2018  -  Launch of Aspen High Seas Initiative at the Smithsonian Institution with live broadcast from the White Shark Café. See photo here of team members at the event; David Shaw, Sylvia Earle, Mike Conathan, and John Bridgeland. 
May 10, 2018 -  Malaria No More held its annual gala in New York.  Wolf Blitzer from CNN and Martha MacCallum from Fox News came together to support the event.  Malaria No More Vice Chairman John Bridgeland, who has played a leadership role in MNM since its 2006 launch at the White House Summit on Malaria, sat with former President of Tanzania Jakaya Kikwete, who played a leading role in the creation of the African Leaders Malaria Alliance. See photo from event of Vice Chairman John Bridgeland, Board Member Julie Henderson, Fox News Anchor Martha MacCallum, and CEO Martin Edlund here
May 8, 2018 -  Celebrating the wonderful work of Malaria No More UK —the Malaria Summit London brought together 14 heads of State and Governments, Bill Gates, scientists and private sector and international organizations unite to commit to beat malaria across the Commonwealth countries.

May 4, 2018  -  John Bridgeland gives the Keynote Address at the "Housing Is" Summit hosted by The Council of Large Public Housing Authorities (CLPHA) in Washington, D.C. Education Leads Home partners Barbara Duffield, of SchoolHouse Connection, and Aurora Zepeda, of ICPH, speak on a panel following the presentation. 
May 2-3, 2018  -  Commissioner John Bridgeland participates in two days of the National Commission on Social, Emotional, and Academic Development and presents the Policy Recommendations to the full commission with Policy Co-Chair, Gene Wilhoit. The Aspen Institute's National Commission is Co-Chaired by Tim Shriver, Linda Darling Hammond and Governor John Engler. 
May 2, 2018  -  John Bridgeland and Erin Ingram join Senior Director Luanne Southern of Casey Family Programs in Austin, Texas for an uplifting discussion of the Education Leads Home Campaign with representatives from the Supreme Court of Texas' Children's Commission, Live Works and other leaders from the public, nonprofit, and philanthropic sectors. 

April 22, 2018 -  John Bridgeland and Erin Ingram visit Monument Academy with inspirational founder, Ellen Bloomfield. Monument Academy is a DC public charter weekday boarding school starting in 5th grade enrolling vulnerable youth who are involved in the foster care system, have experienced homelessness or have other challenges. The school provides excellent academics, social and emotional well being, life skill, stability, and adult connection so that students graduated prepared for post-secondary learning, a career and independent living within the community. John and Erin visited with couples who live in the residential units full-time, serving as life-coaches, mentors, and allies for these young people, together with the Director of Student Life, teachers, and the young people themselves. Inspiring! 
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 www.EducationLeadsHome.org.

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ABOUT OUR WORK
Education

Civic Enterprises advances many education initiatives aimed at increasing the national high school graduation rate, such as the GradNation Campaign and American Graduate, and is partnering with several organizations working in the field of education, including the Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning, and Committee for Children.

Econ. Mobility

Civic Enterprises, in partnership with Opportunity Nation and Hart Research Associates, has worked on a research effort to marshal voices of low-income Americans on the challenges of fulfilling the promise of economic opportunity and mobility in the United States.

Civic Engagement

Civic Enterprises collaborates with organizations that are part of the National Service Alliance, including The Franklin Project, the National Conference on Citizenship, Voices for National Service, and ServiceNation, to advance the idea that all young Americans should commit to a year of full-time national service.

Global Affairs

Civic Enterprises has worked with a diverse array of international organizations, including Children International, Special Olympics, and the National Peace Corps Association, to develop initiatives and strengthen their work both domestically and internationally.

Environment

Civic Enterprises is partnering with numerous organizations and programs, such as the Earth Conservation Corps, EARTH University, and the 21st Century Conservation Service Corp, to strengthen environmental policies and initiatives on a national and global scale.

Healthcare

Civic Enterprises is working for The Heritage Foundation to develop a defined long term Medicare reform strategy and health proposals to tie together the health and entitlement LFA teams, working closely with the Director for the Center for Health Policy studies and the Director of the Roe Institute.

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