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[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]Written by Angela Zhong, 2019 High School Student Congress Alumnus Immigration in and of itself is inherently a divisive issue where compromise seems impossible. Immigration deals with the core features of our identity as a nation, as well as...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" padding_top="0" padding_bottom="14"][vc_column][vc_column_text]Since 1979, Commerce Lexington Inc.’s Leadership Lexington program has been cultivating Lexington leaders, producing over 1,500 graduates from this highly informative, educational and results-oriented leadership development program. Graduates of the program have impacted our city in...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text] July 10, 2019, Lexington, KY – The Henry Clay Center for Statesmanship is excited to announce that Clare Magee is assuming the role of Acting Executive Director following the departure of Rob Givens. Rob Givens joined the Henry Clay...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]On May 3, 2019, the Coalition for Public Safety honored the Henry Clay Center for Statesmanship with a Front Lines Award from the Coalition for Public Safety. The award was presented at the Celebration of Second Chances Derby...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]"Should We Stay or Should We Go? Perspectives on U.S. Presence in Syria" In partnership with Marymount University, the Henry Clay Center moderated a special lecture on U.S. foreign policy in Syria in honor of Dr. Irma Becerra's inauguration...

In April of 1963, Martin Luther King, Jr. penned his famous “Letter from a Birmingham Jail.” Directed to his fellow clergymen but written as an open appeal, the letter contains some of Dr. King’s most famous words on racism, segregation, and his belief in the...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" padding_top="0" padding_bottom="14"][vc_column][vc_column_text]This is a week of mourning for President George H.W. Bush.  We at the Henry Clay Center join in our fellow Americans as we reflect on the life of service given by this great statesman. We...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" padding_top="0" padding_bottom="14"][vc_column][vc_column_text]By Grant Ragsdale, 2018 Missouri Representative Claims of fake news. Twitter politics. Book deals and insider leaks seeking to uncover the seemingly endless amounts of gossip and dirt found in Washington DC.  They all seem to represent...

As we pause to reflect on the man John S. McCain III, his military career, public service, and personal determination dominate our thoughts.  As a Senator, his fierce integrity and flexibility to work across party lines stand out as examples of his allegiance to civility...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" padding_top="0" padding_bottom="14"][vc_column][vc_column_text]Independence Day. It comes every year. Some of us do cook outs, some watch fireworks, some feel pride, some feel anger, some rejoice, and some let it pass. Some, get reflective. And that’s what I do....