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2019-2020 Jefferson Series Season features a discussion with former Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives Newt Gingrich and former Senior Advisor to President Obama Valerie Jarrett, moderated by Paul A. Beck

Now in its 7th season, The Jefferson Series hosted another sold out audience on January 28, 2020 for the New Albany Center for Civil Discourse & Debate presentation featuring a discussion with former Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives Newt Gingrich and former Senior Advisor to President Obama Valerie Jarrett, moderated by Paul A. [...]

By |2020-02-12T15:00:56+00:00February 12th, 2020|Jefferson Series|

Foundation in Focus: New Albany’s Jefferson Series promotes dialogue, learning

Article by Bilan Yakoub As a young student coming of age at New Albany High School, I needed an inspiration to push me to become a contributing citizen in my community. I was different from most of my peers and the broader community. I saw the world through the lens of a young, Muslim and [...]

By |2020-01-30T21:14:48+00:00January 30th, 2020|Community, Jefferson Series|

Foundation Announces McCoy Award Honorees and Major Gift

Melanie and Michael DeAscentis Family honored with Jeanne & John G. McCoy Community Service Award New Albany Community Foundation receives leadership gift from the Raines Cadieux Family in support of the Rose Run Park/Corridor NEW ALBANY, OHIO (December 16, 2019) – The New Albany Community Foundation’s 17th annual Remarkable Evening benefit hosted by Abigail and [...]

2019-2020 Jefferson Series Season Debuts with a Panel Discussion from Former Secretaries of State, Dr. Madeleine K. Albright and General Colin Powell, Moderated by Dr. Fareed Zakaria

The New Albany Community Foundation hosted another sold out audience at the debut of The Jefferson Series’ seventh season.  Two former Secretaries of State, Dr. Madeleine K. Albright and General Colin Powell, engaged in an enriching and dynamic discussion on current events moderated by Dr. Fareed Zakaria, whose Fareed Zakaria GPS program aired portions of [...]

By |2019-10-09T21:07:14+00:00October 9th, 2019|Community, Jefferson Series|

All events for the 2019-2020 season of The Jefferson Series have sold-out. Be added to ticket waitlist.

The January 28, 2020 and May 7, 2020 Jefferson Series events have sold-out: Be added to ticket waitlist. No tickets remain. If you are still interested in attending these events, please click here to place your name on the waitlist. Those on the waitlist will be contacted in the order received if tickets become available.

By |2019-12-09T22:10:24+00:00August 21st, 2019|Jefferson Series|

Jefferson Series 2019-2020 Season Announced

Newt Gingrich and Valerie Jarrett, Michael Phelps, plus a Fareed Zakaria moderated panel discussion featuring former Secretaries of State Madeleine Albright and Colin Powell on tap for the seventh season Tickets to the 2019-2020 Jefferson Series go on sale Wednesday, August 21st at 10:00 am through Ticketmaster. All of the lectures are expected to sell [...]

By |2019-08-19T19:10:23+00:00August 19th, 2019|Community, Jefferson Series|

The Jefferson Series hosts first New Albany Center for Civil Discourse and Debate sponsored by the Derrow Family

The sixth season of the New Albany Community Foundation’s Jefferson Series came to a close with the debut of the New Albany Center for Civil Discourse and Debate program, a new subset of The Jefferson Series made possible by New Albany residents Barbara and Phil Derrow. The evening featured a lively discussion on the first [...]

By |2019-05-10T15:30:04+00:00May 7th, 2019|Jefferson Series|

Glenn Close Inspires Community to Talk Openly About Mental Health and Well-Being

Fresh off of winning Golden Globe and Critic’s Choice Awards for Best Actress for her role in The Wife, actress Glenn Close spent a day in New Albany on January 15 to talk about her accomplished career and her efforts to de-stigmatize mental illness. Close’s lecture was the third in the 2018-2019 Jefferson Series season, [...]

By |2019-05-07T22:08:34+00:00January 18th, 2019|Community, Jefferson Series|