Register Now for our 10th Anniversary Gala

The John Jay Institute will celebrate its 10th anniversary with a special gala at the Ritz Carlton in Philadelphia--reserve your seat now. We are also looking for sponsors!

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Changing Frames: A Way Forward for Cultural Renewal

Join us for this lecture by Peter Leithart and the John Jay Institute's 10th Anniversary Gala.

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The Benedict Option?

Join us October 10 in Washington, D.C. for a conversation with Rod Dreher and Ken Myers about the role of Christian community in changing a darkening world.

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Apply Now to Be a John Jay Fellow

It's the perfect bridge not only from college to the working world, but also from dreams to real leadership. Join us on our Philadelphia campus for the spring! Applications due October 16.

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10 Years of Alumni Impact

We are pleased to release our in-depth study of 10 years of John Jay Institute alumni in public service. We’ve tracked their careers, conducted extensive quantitative and qualitative surveys, and watched as—time and time again—they have surpassed anything we could have expected of them.

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Join Us Now!

We are assembling a group of 176 individuals who are committed to supporting the Institute financially--see what a difference you can make!

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About John Jay

John Jay (1745-1829) was arguably the most religious, social, and politically conservative of the principal founders of the American Republic. Named for this important American founder, the mission of the Institute is to prepare committed men and women like Jay for leadership in public life. It is our vision to raise up men and women of high principles who are characterized by the virtues of wisdom and justice, truth and mercy, prudence and courage. Clearly there is a pressing need for leadership today. In response, the Institute offers residential fellowships for college graduates aspiring to public vocations as well as various educational resources for anyone interested in exploring the nexus of religion and public life.
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Upcoming Events

The Benedict Option? A Conversation with Rod Dreher and Ken Myers
Field Study: Girard College, Eastern State Penitentiary, Lemon Hill and Mt. Pleasant Join the John Jay Fellows for a tour connecting Alexis de Tocqueville and Stephen Girard to our nation's great history.
Field Study: Harrisburg Travel with the Fall 2015 Fellows to Harrisburg for the breathtaking Pennsylvania State Capitol, Cathedral, and more.

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Recent Publications

Symposium: What’s Worth Conserving? by Nathan Hitchen '07, Brian Brown '07, et al
The Christian Imagination by Kiley Crossland '10, Nate Madden '14, et al
Reverse Feminism in Eastern Europe by Marty Manor Mullins

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