A Challenge to America's Businesses | Thrive Global
October 7, 2019 - John Bridgeland authored an op-ed about the great work AT&T has done to increase high school graduation rates for more than a decade, challenging other companies to do the same. Read here.
National Service Can Unite Us | The Hill
September 11, 2019 -- Former National Security Advisor to President George W. Bush and Civic CEO, John Bridgeland (former director of the White House Domestic Policy Council), co-authored an op.ed in The Hill on the anniversary of 9/11 on securing the future of our nation. Read here.
America's Invisible Homeless Students | EducationWeek
August 27, 2019 -- Former U.S. Secretary of Education and CEO of Eduction Trust, John B. King, Jr. and Civic CEO, John Bridgeland, co-authored an op.ed about the exceptionally low graduation rates of homeless students (64%), urging readers to address the homeless student challenge. Read here.
America Needs to Dream Again | Thrive Global
August 13, 2019 -- John Bridgeland authored an op.ed about why politicians need to start tapping into the entrepreneurial spirit of the American people in order to truly inspire and make change. Read here.
National Conference of State Legislatures
August 7, 2019 — John Bridgeland presented the work of the National Commission on
Social, Emotional, and Academic Development and how states are moving forward with
implementing social and emotional learning in classrooms at the annual NCSL Summit
in Nashville, Tennessee.
State Partnerships Convening | Education Leads Home
July 22-23, 2019 — Matt Atwell from the Civic team attended the first State Partnerships on Student Homelessness Convening in Tacoma, Washington. Learn more about the State Partnerships here.
#OurChallengeOurHope | Alliance for Excellent Education
June 18, 2019 — The Alliance for Education is conducting an equity campaign to honor the 65th anniversary of the Brown vs. Board of Education Supreme Court decision. John Bridgeland, founder and CEO of Civic, shares his challenge and hope as part of the campaign. Watch here.