Every Day is a Gift: A Conversation with Sen. Tammy Duckworth

Cornell University
Virtual Event

The incredible story of U.S. senator and Iraq War veteran Tammy Duckworth. In EVERY DAY IS A GIFT, Tammy Duckworth takes readers through the amazing—and amazingly true—stories from her incomparable […]

On Art and Activism Agnes Gund and Catherine Gund in Conversation with Anna Deavere Smith

92nd Street Y
Virtual Event

Join Agnes Gund, along with Emmy-nominated director Catherine Gund as they discuss Aggie, a feature-length documentary that explores the nexus of art, race, and justice through the story of art collector and philanthropist Agnes “Aggie” Gund’s life. Together they talk to Anna Deavere Smith about the power of art to transform consciousness and inspire social […]

What Americans Still Want from Reform: An Update with Professor Paul C. Light

NYU Zoom Room
Virtual Event

Join the John Brademas Center for a conversation with Paul C. Light focused on his recent work in government reform. He will be joined by a distinguished group that includes Joe Davidson, columnist for The Washington Post, Danielle Brian, executive director of the Project on Government Oversight, E.J. Dionne, columnist for The Washington Post, and Kathryn Dunn Tenpas, nonresident senior fellow at […]

Presidential Lies, The First Amendment, and Democracy (Free Speech Battles)

Andrea Mitchell Center
Virtual Event

Andrea Mitchell Center for Politics presents: THE UNITED STATES IS EMERGING FROM A PRESIDENCY characterized by prodigious presidential dishonesty, deliberate subversion of our faith in democracy, and sustained attacks on our most essential norms and institutions. Looking forward, it is time to ask: is there any way to stop a president who lies about matters […]

A Conversation with Members of the Problem Solvers Caucus

Tisch College
Virtual Event

Join Tisch College for a conversation with members of the Problem Solvers Caucus, including Congressman Josh Gottheimer (D-NJ5). Created in 2017, the Problem Solvers Caucus is an independent member-driven group in Congress, comprised of representatives from across the country – and equally divided between Democrats and Republicans – committed to finding common ground on many of the […]

New York Times: Morning Newsletter comes to life!

New York Times
Virtual Event

The beloved newsletter breaks out of your inbox, for a special live briefing from David Leonhardt — plus a live Spelling Bee solve and surprise guests. Every weekday, The Morning newsletter helps millions of readers make sense of the day’s news and ideas. Now, for the first time, join David Leonhardt for a special live […]

A Conversation with acclaimed authors Eddie Glaude, Jr. and Caroline Randall Williams on Civic Education and Engagement:

Writers and Readers at the Cleveland Public Library
Virtual Event

Join acclaimed authors Eddie Glaude, Jr. and Caroline Randall Williams for a candid conversation on civic education and engagement. Cleveland Public Library series brings together authors, performers, journalists, activists, and educators to discuss the issues impacting our communities. Eddie S. Glaude, Jr. Eddie Glaude, Jr. is a columnist for TIME and an MSNBC contributor on […]

Special Training- Beyond Elections: The Power and Stakes in States. Why it is important to make a difference in the States.

Future Now Fund
Virtual Event

The Giving Circles Team invites our GC community to a free series of practical trainings and educational gatherings offering the tools for attendees to better understand their role in cultivating community. We will build and strengthen our political fluency on the impact of state legislatures and discover new ways to activate our Giving Circle communities […]

John Lewis Documentary: Good Trouble Happy Hour Discussion

IndiMarin
Virtual Event

Watch the documentary John Lewis: Good Trouble, an intimate account of legendary U.S. Representative John Lewis’ life, legacy and more than 60 years of extraordinary activism. He spent decades fighting for civil rights and specifically made voting rights a key part of his advocacy — so much so that he risked his life to enfranchise […]

Tisch College Distinguished Speaker Series: Pod Save America Host Dan Pfeiffer

Tisch College
Virtual Event

Tisch College Distinguished Speaker Series: Dan Pfeiffer Wednesday, April 21 | 5:30 p.m. ET | virtual Dan Pfeiffer is a political communications strategist, author, and podcaster. One of President Barack Obama’s longest-serving advisors, Pfeiffer was White House director of communications under President Obama and later senior advisor to the president. Along with fellow Obama White […]

The New York Times: Technology, Climate Solutions and Public Health

New York Times
Virtual Event

What is the role of technology in advancing our understanding of the intersection of climate and health? Join us for the debate. Technology has allowed us to examine the challenge of climate change from fresh angles and accelerate new solutions, many of which have the added benefit of improving public health. Measures to reduce carbon […]

A Conversation With JPMorgan Chase Chairman & CEO Jamie Dimon

Duke University
Virtual Event

DukeNY and Duke Financial Partners invite Duke alumni and parents to the latest installment of its signature Business "Breakfast" Series.Join us for a conversation with the chairman and CEO of America’s largest bank on his career at JPMorgan Chase, leading through challenging times, and the role of the financial sector on the road to recovery.The […]

Tent Talk: Judd Legum, Founder and Author, Political Information Newsletter

BigTent Zoom Room
Virtual Event

Join us for a discussion about how corporations' political reckoning began with one newsletter- Popular Information. One of the early adopters of Substack as a media vehicle, Legum's work demonstrates that newsletters can do far more than summarize the news. They can be a powerful vehicle to create change. Popular Information is a newsletter by […]

Tisch College Distinguished Speaker Series: Jane Goodall

Tufts University
Virtual Event

Join Tisch College for a conversation with Jane Goodall, PH.D., DBE, founder of the Jane Goodall Institute and UN Messenger of Peace. A conservationist and ethologist, Dr. Goodall began her landmark study of chimpanzee behavior in what is now Tanzania in 1960. Her work at Gombe Stream National Park would become the foundation of future primatological […]

Special Training: Impactful Communications: How best to communicate our message?

Future Now Fund
Virtual Event

The Giving Circles Team invites our GC community to a free series of practical trainings and educational gatherings offering the tools for attendees to better understand their role in cultivating community. We will build and strengthen our political fluency on the impact of state legislatures and discover new ways to activate our Giving Circle communities […]

Sister District’s State Bridges: Texas Organizing Project with Michelle Tremillo, Executive Director

Sister District
Virtual Event

Building on the successes in Arizona and Georgia in 2020, we know that long-term community-based organizing, often led by people of color, is bedrock for our ability to build progressive power in state legislatures. Through August, each of Sister District's twice-monthly State Bridges events will focus on one of our partner organizations doing year-round power-building […]

Madam Speaker: A Conversation with Susan Page

Cornell University
Virtual Event

The definitive biography of Nancy Pelosi, the most powerful woman in American political history, written by New York Times bestselling author and USA Today Washington bureau chief Susan Page. Featuring more than 150 exclusive interviews with those who know her best—and a series of in-depth, news-making interviews with Pelosi herself—MADAM SPEAKER is unprecedented in the […]

Sister District’s State Bridges: Florida Rising with Andrea Mercado, co-Executive Director

Sister District
Virtual Event

Building on the successes in Arizona and Georgia in 2020, we know that long-term community-based organizing, often led by people of color, is bedrock for our ability to build progressive power in state legislatures. Through August, each of Sister District's twice-monthly State Bridges events will focus on one of our partner organizations doing year-round power-building […]

State Bridges Event Series: Living United for Change in Arizona (LUCHA) with Tomas Robles and Alejandra Gomez, co-Executive Directors

Sister District
Virtual Event

Building on the successes in Arizona and Georgia in 2020, we know that long-term community-based organizing, often led by people of color, is bedrock for our ability to build progressive power in state legislatures. Through August, each of Sister District's twice-monthly State Bridges events will focus on one of our partner organizations doing year-round power-building […]

Congressman Adam Kinzinger (R.- Ill): A Vision for Reform of the Republican Party

Community Advocates
Virtual Event

After the 2020 presidential election, in which Trump was defeated by Joe Biden, Kinzinger denounced Trump's false claims that the election was "stolen" and criticized Trump's attempt to overturn the results of the 2020 presidential election. In December 2020, after Trump repeated his baseless claims of fraud on Twitter, Kinzinger tweeted that it was time […]