Domestic US

Eisenhower Memorial Commission

The Eisenhower Memorial Commission launched an interactive website that highlights the unique history and mission of The American Assembly, founded by Dwight D. Eisenhower during his time as president of Columbia University.

Middle Neighborhoods

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

Transforming Access, Mobility, and Delivery in Cities

The Assembly cosponsored "Transforming Access, Mobility, and Delivery in Cities," held between October 28th-30th, 2014, 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 supported the the sixth biennial Reinventing Older Communities conference, held between May 12th-14th, 2014, and cosponsored by the Federal Reserve Banks of Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Cleveland, New York, Philadelphia, Richmond.

Legacy City Design Initiative

The Legacy City Design Initiative was a collaborative network that shared innovative design practices to revitalize legacy cities.

The Bowling Green Civic Assembly Report (June 2018)

2018. Joe Karaganis, Stephanie Sung, Sam Ford

Over 2,000 people participated in our '' online civic conversation in Bowling Green, Kentucky. This report unpacks the Bowling Green results and explains the methodology.

Healing our Divided Society: Investing in America Fifty Years After the Kerner Commission

This event held on April 20th, 2018 will explore current research on race in the US, fifty years after the Kerner Report, and will be followed by the launch of a new publication by the Eisenhower Foundation.

"Middle Neighborhoods: Action Agenda for a National Movement" (March 2018)

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

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

Download the summary report.

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