John M. Bridgeland is Founder & CEO of Civic, former Director of the White House Domestic Policy Council, a Commissioner on the National Commission on Social, Emotional and Academic Development at the Aspen Institute, and a co-leader of the Education Leads Home Campaign.
“People look for retreats for themselves, in the country, by the coast, or in the hills . . . There is nowhere that a person can find a more peaceful and trouble-free retreat than in his own mind. . . . So constantly give yourself this retreat, and renew yourself.”
- MARCUS AURELIUS