Upcoming Events


Minority Opinion: Save This Institution
Tuesday, July 23, 2024, 11:30 AM – 12:00 PM ET
Virtual Event, Zoom
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Past Events

How The Open-Government Movement Can Revolutionize Public Policy At UVA
Tuesday, June 4, 2024
Virtual Event, Zoom

A Conversation with “Campusland” Author Scott Johnston
Tuesday, June 4, 2024
Farmington Country Club

Spring 2024 Virginia Forum with Dr. Carol Swain
Wednesday, May 15, 2024
Cultural Arts Center, Glen Allen, VA

Citizen Journalism and Competing Ideas on UVA Grounds
Tuesday, May 14, 2024
Virtual Event, Zoom

An Evening with Robert Costa and Senator Joe Manchin
In partnership with The Center for Politics
April 29, 2024
UVA Rotunda, Dome Room

An Afternoon with Attorney General Jason Miyares
In partnership with The Center for Politics
April 24, 2024
Jefferson Hall, UVA West Range, Charlottesville

The Jefferson Council 3rd Annual Meeting
April 9, 2024
Alumni Hall, Charlottesville

Sabato’s Crystal Ball
In partnership with The Center for Politics
April 6, 2024

Jonathan Haidt
“The Meltdown of the Universities and Ideas for Rebuilding Them”
February 8, 2014
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Heather Mac Donald
Author of “The Diversity Delusion: How Race and Gender Pandering Corrupt the University and Undermine Our Culture”
November 9, 2023
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Abigail Shrier
Author of “Irreversible Damage: The Transgender Craze Seducing Our Daughters”
October 11, 2023
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Mike Pompeo, former Secretary of State
“Talk softly but carry America with you: Inside negotiations on the world stage.”
September 25, 2023
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George Will, Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist
“The Bad Ideas Fueling Today’s Attack on The Best Idea — Free Speech.”
April 25, 2023
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Jefferson Council 2nd Annual Meeting
April 4, 2023
Complete line-up of speaker videos

Douglas Murray, author of “War on the West” and “The Madness of Crowds.”
Feb. 21, 2023
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Kellyanne Conway, Senior Counselor to the President in the Trump White House
Sept. 29, 2022
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Save America with VP Mike Pence
April 12, 2022
In partnership with the Young America’s Foundation, former Vice President Mike Pence gave a wonderful lecture at Old Cabell Hall.
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The Jefferson Council Inaugural Annual Meeting
April 5, 2022
Our organization hosted an Inaugural Annual Meeting to discuss pressing topics related to our Four Pillars at Alumni Hall in Charlottesville, Virginia.
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Preserving the American Tradition with former Congresswoman Mia Love
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In Defense of Thomas Jefferson
With National Review Editor Rich Lowry and Texas Congressman Chip Roy.
October 8, 2021
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