Live From The Coffee Shop Political Commentary

Follow monthly updates, analysis and musings on the various aspects of the 2017 NJ Gubernatorial election and key State Legislature races. From candidates to issues, keep informed and become better prepared for the November 2017 election..

Upstage Club Documentary

One of the featured films at the 2017 Asbury Park Music In Film Festival was a documentary by Tom Jones focusing on the historic Upstage Club in Asbury Park. "It was only open from 1968 to 1971, but the Upstage Club had an outsized influence on the rock and roll history of this city."

The documentary is being re-edited to include several legendary performers from the Upstage Club who appeared at the Asbury Music In Film Festival in April 2017. Stay tuned for upcoming news on its scheduled re-release.


The Lights! Camera! Politics! Film Series will kick-off Season #5 in October 2017 with the theme "The Revolution: People & Power". .

The First-Saturday of each month - October, November & December - will feature an incredible classic film focusing on the influence of people in politics. Stay tuned for an announcement of the Fall 2017 schedule of films.



The Global Parliament of Mayors will convene in September 2017 in Stavanger, Norway. As an Inaugural Member, Mayor Emeritus Ed Johnson will attend the meeting with other Mayors, Professionals and Experts from cities across the globe to share their experiences in addressing global critical issues in cities and to develop ideas to take common actions..


Ed JohnsonAP

Classic Politics

Provides a thought provoking series of seminars, courses and events that examine the role and impact of politics in society  read more

Local 2 Global

Ed JohnsonAP develops Local 2 Global Initiatives that connects people and communities around the world read more

Visiting Scholar

Ed Johnson presents at domestic and international policy forums, cultural exchanges, conferences and issue symposia ​read more