News and Blogs

Civicist: “Testing Tech for Consensus in a Purple Town”

Friday, March 30, 2018
 
 
Over the past year, town halls across America have occasionally erupted over hot button issues like health care reform. Rep.

Bowling Green Daily News: "Community workshop sheds light on local issues, closes civic assembly"

Friday, February 23, 2018

Bowling Green Daily News

By Don Sergent

Created to boost civic engagement, the three-part Bowling Green Civic Assembly wrapped up Friday with a community workshop that also provided civic education.

Bowling Green Daily News: "Let's talk: Town hall brings residents, public officials together"

Friday, February 23, 2018
 
By Don Sergent

This could be the start of something big.

The first-ever Bowling Green Civic Assembly town hall brought together public officials, office-seekers and interested residents Thursday night at La Gala in an effort to inform and empower Bowling Green and Warren County residents to take part in the political process.

Bowling Green Daily News: "Town Hall portion of Civic Assembly is Thursday"

Wednesday, February 21, 2018
 
By Don Sergent

Bowling Green and Warren County residents have been heard through their input into the first-ever Bowling Green Civic Assembly, posting more than 800 statements about important issues facing the community.

Syllabus of the Month (February)

Friday, February 16, 2018

We’re on a melancholic run for the winter months.  February’s honoree is “The Professor of Longing” by Jill Talbot.

243: The Professor of Longing

Bowling Green Daily News: "First-ever civic assembly gives residents chance to be heard"

Sunday, February 4, 2018

Traffic on Scottsville Road? Development encroaching on your bucolic neighborhood? The sparsity of affordable housing?

Now is your chance to be heard. And you won’t have to fight Scottsville Road traffic to do so....

 

Syllabus of the Month (January)

Tuesday, January 23, 2018

This month’s honoree is:

PHL289: THE PHILOSOPHY OF ADJUNCTING

Instructor: Kevin Temple
Office hours: By text message

Senator Sheldon Whitehouse at Columbia

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

On December 11, 2017, The American Assembly co-hosted a visit by Senator Sheldon Whitehouse of Rhode Island to talk about his new book, Captured: The Corporate Infiltration of America.

The American Assembly
475 Riverside Drive, Suite 456 New York, NY 10115
212-870-3500 - americanassembly@columbia.edu