What a day!
What a phenomenal and inspiring day! Our experts led thought-provoking discussions on the most significant ideas and issues in the news today. Our awardees were moving and uplifting. While many of our speakers warned us of the challenges ahead, our awardees reminded us of the best of the American spirit. Photo Gallery Below.
Just a few highlights:
From Left: Tom Brokaw, Sir Harry Evans, Lesley Stahl, John Avlon, Preet Bharara, Bill Browder.
From Left: Alan Schwartz, Stephanie Ruhle, Ambassador Nicholas Burns, Ambassador Bill Burns, fmr. Congresswoman Jane Harman, Edward Luce
From Left: Errol Louis, fmr. Senator Claire McCaskill, Matt Bennett, fmr. Congressman Steve Israel, Rick Tyler, Margaret Hoover
From Left: Michael Waldman, Max Boot, Ari Melber, Nicole Austin-Hillery, Cohen Curtis
From Left: Juju Chang, fmr. Congresswoman Mia Love, Sally Quinn, Kay Koplovitz, Alessandra Stanley
From Left: Wendy Pangburn, Patricia Duff, Emily Rafferty, Juju Chang, Karri Brady. Major General (ret.) Dr. Robert Latiff, Sharon Patrick, Jamie Margolin, Alexandria Villaseñor, Senator Doug Jones, Patricia Duff
Two of our incredible participants, Bill Browder and Congresswoman Jane Harman, were also featured on MSNBC with Stephanie Ruhle for their expertise after the Forum [click to view]:
And many of our participants and esteemed audience members took to Twitter to share what they learned at the Forum and their enjoyment:
So great to be onstage yesterday with my friend— Preet Bharara (@PreetBharara) May 11, 2019
Billbrowder</a> talking about Putin, Trump & corruption at the Common Good conference. And thanks to <a href="https://twitter.com/JohnAvlon?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">JohnAvlon for moderating. pic.twitter.com/kLV8XDasr1
Humbled and honored to receive the Common Good’s American Spirit Award for Citizen Activism today in New York for my work in getting the Magnitsky Act passed in the US and around the world. Thank you! pic.twitter.com/3XZyTrYpn9— Bill Browder (@Billbrowder) May 10, 2019
Good panel on 2020 — Steve Israel (@RepSteveIsrael) May 10, 2019
TheCommonGood</a> w <a href="https://twitter.com/clairecmc?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">clairecmc
MargaretHoover</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/ThirdWayMattB?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">ThirdWayMattB @errollouis pic.twitter.com/N6OHceEPK8
Thank you— Jamie Margolin (@Jamie_Margolin) May 11, 2019
TheCommonGood</a> for awarding my climate action lil sister <a href="https://twitter.com/AlexandriaV2005?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">AlexandriaV2005 and me a scholarship for our activism! We are happy to join @davidhogg111 in being recipients of this award. Im so grateful, though I also mean every word of what I said in my acceptance speech… pic.twitter.com/hngrNz3cZW
Great conversation with Alan Schwartz and the fantastic— Susan Del Percio (@DelPercioS) May 10, 2019
SRuhle</a> at <a href="https://twitter.com/TheCommonGood?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">TheCommonGood Forum https://t.co/OuboDd1riE
Heard— Dr Naomi Wolf (@naomirwolf) May 11, 2019
PreetBharara</a> speak powerfully yesterday at a <a href="https://twitter.com/TheCommonGood?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">TheCommonGood event. He warned of illegality of Russian tampering with campaign. I wanted to ask: how is AIPAC funding challengers, incumbents, any different?