Join alumni and friends of the John Jay Institute in the Ritz-Carlton in the heart of Philadelphia as we celebrate the milestone of our 10th anniversary. We will mark the great achievements of our first decade of operation, be challenged by current leaders, and launch the second decade of our vision to form principled leaders for public service.


All donations support the fellowship programs of the John Jay Institute, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.


Saturday November 7
7pm to 9pm


The Ritz-Carlton
10 Avenue Of The Arts
Philadelphia, PA 19102

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Schedule of Events

Schedule of Events

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Keynote Speaker

The Hon. Kay Coles James

Working at the local, state, and federal levels of government, Kay Coles James has served dozens of organizations in the corporate, nonprofit, and academic arenas. She is founder and president of The Gloucester Institute, an organization that trains and nurtures leaders in the African American community. A highly sought commentator and lecturer, Mrs. James is the recipient of numerous honorary degrees and is the author of three books.. Full biography.

John Jay Statesmanship Award Recipient

The Hon. Frank Wolf

Former U.S. Congressman Frank Wolf, a Philadelphia native, has championed for human rights and religious freedom for over 30 years. Leading countless bi-partisan efforts to raise awareness of human rights issues abroad, he has
traveled extensively to view the tremendous suffering first hand. Congressman Wolf has been
honored by a number of organizations, and currently holds the first ever Wilson Chair in Religious Freedom at Baylor University. Full biography.

Gala Chaplain

The Rev. Dr. Peter Leithart

Peter Leithart, author, minister, theologian, and president of the Theopolis Institute, an organization dedicated to teaching men and women to lead
cultural renewal by renewing the church, is currently an adjunct Senior Fellow of Theology at New St. Andrews College. Most recently, he authored Gratitude: An Intellectual History (Baylor, 2014). Full biography.


All donations support the fellowship programs of the John Jay Institute, a non-profit organization under section 501(c)3 of the U.S. Internal Revenue Code. Cover Photo Credit: Visit Philadelphia, George Widman