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Thursday, September 18, 2014

For our second post in honor of National Welcoming Week, Peter Fleischer joins us from Empire State Future to highlight the various imperatives of immigrant integration in legacy cities.

The Future of Legacy Cities in an Era of Welcoming

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

In honor of National Welcoming Week, Rachel Peric, Deputy Director of Welcoming America, joins us to discuss opportunities to embrace and engage immigrant communities in Legacy Cities like St. Louis and Dayton.

ProfHacker: On Sharing Syllabi

Tuesday, September 9, 2014

Konrad Lawson recently wrote a post on The Chronicle of Education‘s ProfHacker Blog commiserating with the headaches of syllabi crafting: “Having read so much and so deeply over the years on similar topics, how do profs putting together a new class remember where the good stuff is and, more importantly, just enough of the good stuff that it fit the recipe for the course? Surely designing an excellent course from scratch like this requires a huge amount of work, and years of tweaking.”

Opening Up Vacant Lots Data

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Paula Segel joins us as a guest contributor from 596 Acres, a land access advocacy group that helps people see opportunities in their neighborhood vacant lots.

Welcome to the new Americanassembly.org!

Friday, August 29, 2014
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Obituary of Former American Assembly President William Sullivan

Thursday, October 31, 2013

It is with considerable sadness that The American Assembly announces the passing of William H. Sullivan (Oct. 12, 1922—Oct 11, 2013), who served as our President from 1979 to 1986. After a distinguished career as a diplomat and a scholar, Bill brought great prestige to our institution, stabilizing The Assembly’s finances and developing innovative projects. He was held in high esteem by all who had the privilege to work with him, especially The Assembly’s trustees and staff, who extend their condolences to his family.

Strategies for Legacy Cities Articulated in Lincoln Institute Report

Tuesday, June 25, 2013
Strategies for rebuilding struggling cities are articulated in the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy's Regenerating America's Legacy Cities report.

Assembly's Nick Hamilton Joins Urban Policy Experts for Next City's Vanguard

Thursday, June 20, 2013

The American Assembly's Nick Hamilton was honored to join 42 urban policy experts from thirty cities at the June 10-12  Next City's Vanguard 2013. The "Vanguards" compared experiments in building upon a city's unique set of assets and exchanged new civic engagement strategies. Young leaders from around the nation drew from the many examples of innovation in the legacy city of Cleveland, Ohio, including urban agriculture (pictured, on the right).

"On the Media" interviews "Copy Culture" author and Assembly VP

Monday, February 4, 2013

During the week of February 1st, American Assembly Vice President Joe Karaganis appeared on NPR's "On Media" program to talk about the newly released volume "Copy Culture in the U.S. and Germany," a comparative study of habits around media consumption and acquisition. Listen to that interview here.

 

American Assembly VP Joe Karaganis Speaks at O'Reilly's "Tools of Change" Conference

Monday, February 20, 2012

American Assembly VP Joe Karaganis spoke at O'Reilly's "Tools of Change for Publishing" conference February 14th in New York City.  Karaganis, editor of Media Piracy in Emerging Economies, spoke about opposition to SOPA in the United States and ACTA in Europe.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u4rXM3tDpt0&feature

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