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  • Bob Graham Center

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    Bob Graham Center graduate Jayce Victor is changing the lives of young people in one of NYC's most vulnerable areas. Learn how the Graham Center inspired him to be a servant leader! Show less
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  • Perspectives Play all

    Notable authors, professors, economists and politicians weigh in on issues ranging from the everglades to the civil rights sit ins.
    • President Jimmy Carter - Duration: 16 minutes.

      • 2 years ago
      • 152 views
      Former president Jimmy Carter talks about mental illness and the importance of reducing the stigma associated with the evaluation and treatment of mental and emotional conditions.
    • Dan Mathews: Should PETA use sex and stars to sell a cause? - Duration: 9 minutes, 53 seconds.

      • 2 years ago
      • 110 views
      PETA VP Dan Mathews talks sex, celebrities and stunts to sell social causes, plus more on PETAs provocative tactics. Mathews also discusses his own journey to animal rights activism.
    • David Frum: Corruption in Politics - Duration: 10 minutes.

      • 4 years ago
      • 1,602 views
      Political pundit David Frum offers vigorous commentary about the upcoming election between Obama and Romney and why the current state of politics does not work.
    • John L. Esposito: Global Islam - Duration: 11 minutes.

      • 3 years ago
      • 1,962 views
      John L. Esposito, professor of Religion and International Affairs and of Islamic Studies at Georgetown University, discusses the complex and contentious relationship between Christians and Muslims ...
    • Hedrick Smith: Who Stole the American Dream - Duration: 21 minutes.

      • 2 years ago
      • 1,619 views
      American author and journalist Hedrick Smith discusses his book Who Stole the American Dream. The book describes the consolidation of wealth in the United States, and the dismantling of the middle ...
    • Robin Rudowitz: Medicaid and the Uninsured - Duration: 3 minutes, 9 seconds.

      • 3 years ago
      • 96 views
      Robin Rudowitz, Associate Director, Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured, discusses the financial implications of Medicaid expansion and the Affordable Care Act.
    • Dr. Pedro Jose Greer: Homeless and Healthcare - Duration: 8 minutes, 49 seconds.

      • 5 years ago
      • 249 views
    • Jonathan Haidt: Hyper Partisan Politics - Duration: 8 minutes, 49 seconds.

      • 5 years ago
      • 854 views
    • David Campbell: Religion & Politics - Duration: 12 minutes.

      • 4 years ago
      • 121 views
      David Campbell, political scientist and award winning author, discusses the role of religion in American politics at the University of Florida. Campbell tackles the rise of the "nones" in this coun...
    • Jose Antonio Vargas: Immigration - Duration: 4 minutes, 3 seconds.

      • 5 years ago
      • 49 views
      An award-winning multimedia journalist and founder of Define America—a new campaign that seeks to elevate the conversation around immigration—speaks about his New York Times article that has trigge...
    • David Figlio_School Choice & Accountability - Duration: 11 minutes.

      • 4 years ago
      • 25 views
      David Figlio discusses the conditions under which choice and accountability policies are more or less likely to succeed, and describes the evidence on choice and accountability policies in Florida ...
    • Dr. Larry Rivers: Slave Resistance in Florida - Duration: 12 minutes.

      • 4 years ago
      • 534 views
      Dr. Larry Rivers, president of Fort Valley State University, talks about his new book Rebels and Runaways and the history of slavery resistance in Florida during the 19th Century.
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    The center hosts several open public events each semester. Notable speakers have included Pulitzer-prize winner Nicholas Kristof and feminist activist and politician Ayaan Hirsi Ali among many more. The center recently hosted one of the White House's 100 Youth Roundtables which was moderated by accomplished film and TV actor Kal Penn who now serves as the associate director of public engagement at the White House.
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  • Student Testimonials Play all

    Listen to what Bob Graham Center students have to say about their experiences with the center.
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