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Alumni Explore Connections Between Liberty and Philanthropy at Weekend Conference

The first weekend in October, 14 TFAS alumni gathered in Arlington, Virginia for a three-day seminar on “Philanthropy and Liberty.” The weekend conference was part of the TFAS Curriculum of Liberty Seminars program, an alumni continuing education opportunity…

Associate Justice Neil M. Gorsuch Speaks at TFAS Defending Freedom Luncheon

TFAS was honored to have Associate Justice Neil M. Gorsuch of the U.S. Supreme Court deliver remarks at its Defending Freedom Luncheon on Thursday, Sept. 28, 2017. Justice Gorsuch spoke on the dual importance of teaching civics and encouraging habits of civility…

Alumna Elizabeth Jia Leveraged TFAS Network as Award-Winning Journalist and Producer

Elizabeth Jia (IPJ 05, PPF 16) knows her way around a TV camera and has earned awards and accolades for her work both in front of and behind one. She is also an expert on tapping her local network, especially her TFAS alumni network, to shine a spotlight on…

800 Guests Celebrate 50 Years of Teaching Freedom at TFAS 50th Anniversary Gala

Nearly 800 TFAS alumni, supporters, leadership, faculty and friends gathered in celebration of 50 years of The Fund for American Studies on Thursday, Sept. 28, 2017.  Also attending were members of Congress, ambassadors and dignitaries from government. WATCH…

The TFAS Journey: Cultivating Leaders for a Brighter, More Prosperous Future

The following are excerpts from TFAS President Roger Ream’s remarks at the TFAS 50th Anniversary Gala on Sept. 28, 2017. For full coverage of the event, visit www.TFAS.org/50thGala  Beginnings are special. The founding of The Fund for American Studies…

Pro-Democracy Leader Garry Kasparov Accepts TFAS 2017 Walter Judd Freedom Award

On Thursday, Sept. 28, Garry Kasparov accepted the 2017 Walter Judd Freedom Award during the TFAS 50th Anniversary Gala at the National Building Museum in Washington, D.C. As a pro-democracy activist on the world stage who has bravely spoken out against authoritarianism…

Public Policy Fellows Celebrate 10 Years and Welcome New Members

On Sept. 12, more than 30 current and former TFAS Public Policy Fellows (PPF) convened at TFAS Headquarters for a reception to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the program, commemorate the 50th year of TFAS and connect with other Fellows as the 2016-17 class…

Young Aspiring Leaders Study Freedom and Ethical Leadership in International Programs in Asia and Europe

From July 8 to 29, just over 200 students from more than 50 countries explored comparative political and economic systems while learning about each other’s countries and cultures in the TFAS international summer programs in Hong Kong and Prague. This year…

Celebrating Constitution Day

Today we observe Constitution Day – a celebration of the ratification of our Constitution, the document which set forth the foundation of our government and established the United States as a free Republic. The United States has a unique form of government…

Alumni Rush to Help After Hurricanes Harvey and Irma

Facing Hurricane Harvey, which brought devastating winds and catastrophic flooding due to record-breaking rainfall, and leviathan storm Hurricane Irma, TFAS alumni in Texas and Florida showed their leadership skills and team spirit through helping with storm…