The Aspen Institute is an educational and policy studies organization based in Washington, DC. Its mission is to foster leadership based on enduring values and to provide a nonpartisan venue for dealing with critical issues.

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Justice and Society Program
Launched in January 2014, the Justice Circle is a group of Justice & Society Program supporters co-chaired by Tristan Duncan of Shook Hardy Bacon, LLP and Steve Susman of Susman Godfrey, LLP. It... Read More
For nearly four decades, the Justice and Society Program has convened individuals from diverse backgrounds to discuss the meaning of justice and how a just society ought to balance fundamental rights... Read More
Blog Post | April 23, 2015 | Keosha Varela
From left to right: 2014 New Voices Fellows Sisonke Msimang, James Kassaga, Jensi Sartin, and Lindiwe Majele SibandaHow does a food security expert come to terms with her own... Read More
Aspen Planning and Evaluation Program
Upcoming Events:We're cooking up our next breakfast... on May 28th, 2015. Watch this space! Advocacy Evaluation Breakfast Series:The Aspen Institute has over 60 years of experience facilitating... Read More
Business and Society Program
College Excellence Program
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEFollow us on Twitter: @AspenHigherEd, #AspenPrizeContact: KC Deane 202-736-5816 | KC.Deane@aspeninstitute.orgLabor and Education Experts Urge Fundamental Changes... Read More
From College to Jobs: Making Sense of Labor Market Returns to Higher Education
Publication | April 14, 2015
College Excellence Program
This report summarizes key findings from recent research on links between higher education and the workforce. Featuring eight brief papers from leading education and workforce experts from around the... Read More
Blog Post | April 16, 2015 | Keosha Varela
The "Aspen Ideas to Go" podcast is a weekly show featuring fascinating speakers who have presented at the Aspen Ideas Festival and other public programs offered by the Aspen Institute — including... Read More
Video | April 22, 2015
Scheduled to open in 2016, the National Museum of African American History and Culture promises to be a place that transcends the boundaries of race and culture, where all Americans can learn about... Read More