Ed JohnsonAP International

Local 2 Global

Ed JohnsonAP International 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

Classic Politics

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


Honored to receive the designation of Globally Enhanced Class for POLI 101 Introduction To Political Science - Spring Term 2018. Look for a new series of access, learning and discussions related to Political Science and Civic Engagement coming later this year: A symposia on The Politic$ of Local Government, an onsite lecture and Q&A discussion group on The History of Asbury Park, and an International Lecture Series on U.S. Politics.

Don't just argue about politics, know the history, facts and perspectives that form the foundations of Political Science and Global Politics.


Season #6 begins in February 2018 with the theme EMPOWERMENT! Stories of individuals who embraced empowerment through action. The series is held at The Stephen Crane House on the 1st Saturday of each month - February 3rd, March 3rd & April 7th @ 3:00pm.


Starting his career in public service as a Board Member and then 4-term Chairman of the Asbury Park UEZ, Mayor Emeritus Ed Johnson is an ardent advocate of the program. As such, Ed JohnsonAP International is actively engaged in supporting and advocating the reestablishment (funding, re-designation and 21st century transition) of the NJ Urban Enterprise Zone Program as a critical tool necessary to help build and strengthen the local economies of New Jersey.


Mayor Emeritus Ed Johnson will join Mayors, Public Officials and Experts from across New Jersey as they gather in Atlantic City April 25th - 27th for the Annual Spring Conference of the New Jersey Conference of Mayors. Delegates will meet to discuss policies, problems and solutions under the newly inaugurated Governor Phil Murphy and Lt. Governor Sheila Oliver as they take up the reigns of New Jersey State Government.