The Silent Epidemic
In 2006, Civic Enterprises issued the report, The Silent Epidemic: Perspectives of High School Dropouts. TIME Magazine and Oprah addressed the report, which triggered the TIME Cover Story Dropout Nation and two Oprah shows
BGN: Oval Office
President Barack Obama and General Colin Powell Reference Civic's report, Building a GradNation in an oval office meeting.
Can Government Play Moneyball?
John Bridgeland and Peter Orgszag wrote an article published in The Atlantic about how a new era of fiscal scarcity could make Washington work better.
John Bridgeland appeared on PBS Newshour to discuss Civic's Building A Grad Nation. Graduation rates had increased to 80%.
Moneyball for Government
The Alma and Joseph Gildenhorn Book Series features Peter Orszag, former director of the Office of Management and Budget and John Bridgeland, former director of the White House Domestic Policy Council discussing their latest book Moneyball for Government (Disruption Books)
Future of Work Initiative
Future of Work Initiative, co-chaired by Bruce Reed and John Bridgeland. The launch event featured a series of panel discussions with key voices in the conversation around independent workers, in the on-demand economy and beyond. Senator Mark Warner and Labor Secretary Thomas Perez joined the discussion.
How can America restore its ability to solve big problems, bring young people together in common purpose across race, ethnicity, politics and religion, and heal a divided nation? Former White House Domestic Policy Director John Bridgeland shares his vision for universal voluntary national service.
National Conference on Citizenship
Leaders from throughout the country, including Justice Kennedy, gathered for an annual National Conference on Citizenship to discuss the nation’s civic health, hosted by John Bridgeland.
HuffPost: The Big Blue Elephant
John Bridgeland and oceanographer, Sylvia Earle published an article about the UN General Assembly meetings to address climate change and the importance of the ocean.
Federal Invest in What Works Event
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.
John Bridgeland appeared on PBS Newshour to discuss slowly declining high school drop out rates.
Aspen Ideas Festival
John Bridgeland presents his vision for Civilian National Service at the Aspen Ideas Festival.
Aspen Ideas Festival
John Bridgeland presents on the power of youth at the Aspen Ideals Festival.
Sea of Hope