Entries Invited: Education Symposium

Imagine the most ideal education system where children learned, flourished, and grew up to contribute to the common good of society. What does that system look like? How is it structured? Submit your idea now.

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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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Announcing the Fall 2015 John Jay Fellows

From film score composer Joel Clarkson to budding immigrant expert Bonnie Cantwell, the latest class of John Jay Fellows is an exciting bunch.

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Save the Date!

The John Jay Institute will celebrate its 10th anniversary with a gala at the Ritz Carlton in Philadelphia--mark your calendar!

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Bentley ‘15 Continues Family Tradition of Service

Bentley was promoted to Lieutenant in a ceremony on the admiral’s fantail of the storied cruiser USS Olympia, part of the Independence Seaport Museum at Penn’s Landing.

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Essay Contest: Religious Liberty and “The Federalist”

The General Society of the Sons of the Revolution, in collaboration with the John Jay Institute, presents an essay contest examining the relevance of The Federalist and the Constitution to contemporary debates about religious liberty.

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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

10th Anniversary Gala At the Ritz Carlton in Philadelphia

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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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