Ribal al-Assad

Ribal al-Assad at The Common Good

In June 2013, The Common Good hosted Ribal al-Assad, an outspoken supporter of the opposition movement with connections to both sides in the Syrian civil war.…


50 Years Later, We Must Work to Keep the Dream Alive

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

(Submit an essay below and win $500) Fifty years to the day after Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. delivered American history’s most famous plea for tolerance, equality and peace, our daily lives are bombarded with stories of bigotry, divisiveness and violence. Be careful where you look for the causes of our ongoing struggles to live……


Molly O’Toole

Molly O'Toole, who is a reporter for The Huffington Post, spoke at The Common Good on March 15th, 2013.

Molly O’Toole, who is a reporter for The Huffington Post, spoke at The Common Good’s Women in the Military event on March 15th, 2013. …


Democracy Series: ‘Fighting for the Press’ with James Goodale – Wednesday, June 19

James Goodale, a leading First Amendment Lawyer, spoke at The Common Good in June 2013.

Congressional hearings have recently produced headlines and raised hackles over whether there has been a misuse of the Justice Department’s powers in going after The Associated Press and a Fox News reporter’s telephone records. We are privileged to host James Goodale, famed First Amendment attorney and author, on Wednesday, June 19, to discuss his extremely timely and best-selling book “Fighting f…


New Events To Be Announced Soon!

More events soon, catch event video here

Come back soon for The Common Good’s exciting roster of summer events. In the meantime, you can watch video from our previous stellar lineup of guest speakers.…