Stuart Muszynski '76, president and CEO of Purple America-Project Love® Remember the Children Foundation, will co-moderate a televised debate on "Getting to Common Ground and Greater Good." The program marks the beginning of Purple America's national Re-Imagine America® campaign, which seeks to the foster core values Americans share regardless of political affiliation.
The program asks Americans to remember and re-create the unity that emerged after the 9/11 attacks. Panelists will include Congressman Emanuel Cleaver (D-Mo 5), chairman of the House Civility Caucus; Congressman Tim Johnson (R-Il 15) co-chair and co-founder of the Center Aisle Caucus; and Congressman Tim Ryan (D-Oh 17), as well as high school student-leaders Nicki Lee, Jarrod Nagurka, Ann Elizabeth Riddle, and Naomi Waltengus. Roger Sidoti, former principal of one of the 2010 "Best High Schools" in the United States according to U.S. News & World Report, will also moderate.
The program will air Sept. 11 in Washington D.C., Cleveland, Chicago, Houston, Minneapolis, Los Angeles, Orlando, Omaha and Seattle. On Sept. 12, a video of the debate will be available online. to see the Values Forum go to www.Purpleamerica.us.
At Hamilton, Muszynski majored in public policy and was a member of the Emerson Literary Society.