Press Releases

Lenny Mendonca to Chair New America Board of Directors

New America is pleased to announce that long-time board member Lenny Mendonca has been appointed as the new chair of its board of directors.

New America's Response to the New York Times

New America's statement in response to the New York Times.

In the Interest of Transparency, New America Releases Email Correspondence with Barry Lynn

Former US Chief Technology Officer Todd Park Joins New America Board

Park served as White House technology advisor based in Silicon Valley until January 2017

Robert McKenzie joins New America as Founding Director of Muslim Diaspora Initiative

Robert L. McKenzie, PhD has joined New America as a senior fellow and founding director of the new Muslim Diaspora Initiative.

Former Viacom CEO Tom Freston Joins New America Board

Freston is a principal of Firefly3, an investment and consultancy firm which focuses on the media and entertainment industries.

Cecilia Muñoz to Lead New Public Interest Technology Work at New America

Former WH Domestic Policy Council director will direct major new public interest technology initiative & lead New America National Network.

Elana Broitman Named Director of New America NYC

Broitman brings expertise in legal and technological fields and significant New York government experience to the New York office.

Entrepreneur and Philanthropist Robert J. Abernethy Joins the New America Board of Directors

Mr. Abernethy is the chairman and founder of American Standard Development Company, and managing director of Metropolitan Investments.

Artists Turn Guns from the Streets of New Orleans into Works of Art in Exhibition at New America

The exhibition features artists who have used decommissioned guns to create original works of art addressing guns and gun violence.

New America Appoints Reihan Salam and Jonathan Soros as Board Chairs

Salam and Soros will be leading a strong and diverse board of talented thinkers, writers, investors, and leaders.

Peter Bergen Interviews President Obama on Fifth Anniversary of Bin Laden Raid

Peter Bergen interviews President Barack Obama about the state of the war on terror, five years after the raid that killed Osama bin Laden.