Introducing Friends of the Institute

As a tribute to Senator Kennedy's 47-year career, gifts of $47 and up recognize you as a Friend of the Institute.

Public Programs

Upcoming Programs

The Institute’s public programs welcome elected officials and community leaders to create a dialogue around critical issues facing our nation. The topics and formats vary from keynote lectures and panels to interactive forums and kid-friendly family programs, and are focused on exploring how citizens and elected officials can create change at the local, state, and federal levels.

You can explore highlights from our past programs here.


Stone Social Impact Forum featuring Nicholas Kristof

Monday, December 13, 2021, 5:30 - 6:30 PM

Join the Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate and the John F. Kennedy Library Foundation for the Fall 2021 Stone Social Impact Forum featuring Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof.

More Information Register Here