Domestic US

Eisenhower Memorial Legacy Organization

The Eisenhower Memorial Commission recently launched an interactive website that shares the unique history and mission of The American Assembly, which was founded by Eisenhower during his time as president of Columbia University. The Assembly is honored to be featured as the first legacy organization of Dwight D. Eisenhower on the Commission's memorial website.

Middle Neighborhoods

The American Assembly aims to build public awareness and understanding around the important role middle neighborhoods play in stabilizing communities and the urban economy.

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Transforming Access, Mobility, and Delivery in Cities

As urban transportation presents cities with new opportunities and challenges, The American Assembly cosponsored "Transforming Access, Mobility, and Delivery in Cities" as part of its ongoing work to connect stakeholders and advance knowledge on vexing urban challenges.

Uniting America

A series of six Assemblies held between 1999 and 2002 that focused on finding "common ground" on some of the more  divisive issues in American life, from racial equality to religion to family structure.


U.S. Interests in the 1990s

A four-year project on U.S. international security policies and challenges. The project included Assemblies on Preserving the Global Environment, Rethinking America's Security, After the Soviet Union, and Public Engagement in U.S. Foreign Policy.

Reinventing Older Communities: Bridging Growth and Opportunity

The American Assembly is proud to be a conference supporter of the the sixth biennial Reinventing Older Communities conference, cosponsored by the Federal Reserve Banks of Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Cleveland, New York, Philadelphia, Richmond

Legacy City Design Initiative

The Legacy City Design Initiative is a network that shares innovative design practices being used to revitalize legacy cities.  Co-founded by the American Assembly, the project is now led by the J Max Bond Center on Design for the Just City.

Middle Neighborhoods: Action Agenda for a National Movement

2018. Paul C. Brophy (ed.), Pamela Puchalski (ed.), Stephanie Sung (ed.)

Middle Neighborhoods: Action Agenda for a National Movement summarizes discussions on policy, practice, and research, as well as priorities and recommendations for action following the meeting, which was held November 15-16, 2017 in Baltimore.

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Middle Neighborhoods: Action Agenda for a National Movement

The Middle Neighborhoods: Action Agenda for a National Movement meeting, held November 15-16, 2017 in Baltimore, convened local and national advocates to advance thinking and prioritize action on middle neighborhoods.

Bowling Green Civic Assembly

The Civic Assembly is an approach to helping communities by strengthening the feedback loops between citizens, civic groups, elected leaders, and local media.

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