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Liberty + Leadership News: April 16

We hope you enjoy these top news stories about TFAS activities, alumni and events this week. Please visit us on social media for additional up-to-the-moment TFAS news and information and sign up to receive weekly updates. TFAS alumni, staff and faculty continue…

Redefining Normal with TFAS Alumni Justin and Alexis Black

Growing up, Justin Black ’18, ’19 and Alexis Lenderman-Black ’17, ’19 faced more than their fair share of hardship. With Alexis becoming a ward of the state at age 13 and Justin entering the foster care system at age nine, the future seemed bleak…

Lasting Connections: TFAS Alumni Launch Careers Following Internship Success

TFAS helps students launch careers. Read how these alumni returned to Washington, D.C. after completing summer internships through TFAS.

Liberty + Leadership News: April 9, 2021

Learn more about the 2021-22 TFAS Public Policy Fellowship + read virtual event coverage and alumni updates.

Uprooted – Grace Olmstead Discusses New Book in Exclusive Alumni Webinar

Last month, TFAS alumna and newly-published author Grace Olmstead, Novak ’15, sat down for an interview with Director of the Robert Novak Journalism Fellowship Program Dan McCarthy for an in depth look at her writing process, the impact of the Novak Fellowship…

Applications Open for the 2021-22 TFAS Public Policy Fellowship

The Fund for American Studies (TFAS) is now accepting applications for the 2021-22 Public Policy Fellowship. This Fellowship provides an opportunity for young leaders who are passionate about public policy to learn and network in Washington, D.C. It is designed…

Liberty + Leadership News: April 1, 2021

Read about the legacy of TFAS friend and former colleague, John Farley in this week's "Post of the Week" + more in our Liberty + Leadership news.

From Student to Teacher: FTE Equips Youth with Tools for the Future

“I first heard about Economics for Leaders back in high school in Kansas, so I applied on a whim to the week-long program at the University of Nebraska and it ended up being one of the most incredible experiences of my life. After that, I never wanted to…

Liberty + Leadership News: March 25, 2021

Read about the spring Public Policy Fellowship retreat + more TFAS news.

TFAS Public Policy Fellows Explore American National Character

What does it really mean to be an American citizen? Following a year of political and social upheaval, societal tensions and economic uncertainties, the TFAS Public Policy Fellows met to discuss which values unite American citizens as one people. As part…