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    Locke History Tour: New Bern

    Featuring Brian Hilton: George Washington Reenactor / Amy O. Cooke: Chief Executive Officer, John Locke Foundation; Publisher, Carolina Journal
    on October 2, 2021
    The John Locke Foundation is excited to launch our new Locke History Tour of North Carolina! Join us as speakers share how the rich history of North Carolina cities supports Locke’s pursuit of freedom. Our first stop is New Bern on Oct. 2 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. We will meet in the New Bern Convention Center, overlooking the Trent and Neuse Rivers. There will be giveaways, and our speakers will include Locke CEO Amy Cooke and George Washington. The famous Washington will join us from colonial America, where our nation is a tinderbox of revolutionary sentiment, on the cusp of liberty. There will be light refreshments and hors d’oeuvres served. We can't wait to see you!
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    A Culture of Personalized Learning

    Featuring Elizabeth Bradford: Parent / Jonathan Butcher: Will Skillman Fellow in Education, Heritage Foundation / Dr. Robert Luebke: Senior Fellow, Center for Effective Education, John Locke Foundation / Paul “Skip” Stam: Attorney and Former State Legislator
    on September 20, 2021
    In 2017, North Carolina lawmakers made our state the sixth to enact education savings accounts (ESAs) since 2011, following the design pioneered in Arizona. With an account, the…
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    Empowering Parents and Nurturing Kids

    Featuring Shamike Bethea: Engagement Director, Frederick Douglass Foundation of NC / Angie Cutlip: Homeschool Consultant, ATC Educational Services / Dr. Terry Stoops: Director of the Center for Effective Education, John Locke Foundation / Lindalyn Kakadelis: Executive Director, North Carolina Coalition for Charter Schools
    on August 30, 2021
    The last 18 months have been a monumental challenge for school-aged kids and their parents. Moms and dads have gotten a new appreciation for how their kids…
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    Get Engaged With Your Community

    Featuring John Aneralla: Mayor, Town of Huntersville / Kelly Mann: Grassroots Outreach Coordinator / Maya Reagan: Grassroots Outreach Coordinator / Brent Woodcox: Founder, YIMBY Raleigh
    on August 23, 2021
    State and national issues capture our attention, and they should. But the pandemic has reminded us that policy decisions made by local officials have a big…
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    Civitas Poll Virtual Lunch

    Featuring Donald Bryson: President and Chief Strategy Officer, John Locke Foundation
    on August 19, 2021
    Join Locke President, Donald Bryson, to discuss Biden and Cooper’s approval numbers, critical issues, such as capitalism and Covid, and other hot button topics affecting North Carolinians.
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    New Voices Rising

    Featuring Rep. David Willis: District 68, Union County, North Carolina House of Representatives / Sen. David Craven: District 26, Guilford/Randolph Counties, North Carolina Senate / Sen. Amy Galey: District 24, Alamance/Guilford Counties, North Carolina Senate / Becki Gray: Senior Vice President, John Locke Foundation
    on August 16, 2021
      Nowhere is conservative leadership more vital than in the North Carolina General Assembly. Echoing the views of the people, elected representatives from every corner of the…
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    Vision for a Prosperous North Carolina

    Featuring Mark Robinson: Lt. Governor, State of North Carolina / Josh Dobson: Commissioner, North Carolina Department of Labor / Catherine Truitt: Superintendent of Public Instruction, North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
    on August 9, 2021
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    The Emerging Media Landscape

    Featuring Stephen Kent: Host of "Right Now," Author of "How The Force Can Fix The World" / Donna King: Editor-in-Chief, Carolina Journal / Brooke Medina: Vice President of Communications, John Locke Foundation
    on August 2, 2021
    The media landscape is changing rapidly. Upstart platforms and content creators are seeking to fill a void and the desire for more information, more…