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 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

​​Digital & News Print Media

Ed Johnson maintains a significant presence in the local, national and international media. Print media includes Recognitions, Feature Articles, OpEds and Community Affairs News Articles. Below is a sampling of the creative work of Ed JohnsonAP.

Media bias. Social justice. Racial sensitivity Virtual Town Hall October 2020

MLK Revisioning The Dream January 2020

Global Parliament of Mayors Durban Summit Report 2019

New Jersey Stage Magazine October 2019

Capital News Magazine  The Global Mayor March 2019

AP Press Breathe New Life Into Urban Enterprise Zones March 2018


AP Press LGBT Community Always at the Heart of Asbury Park October 2017

AP Press How Music has energized Asbury Park September 2017

New Jersey Stage Magazine Season #5 Lights! Camera! Politics! September 2017

The Coaster Season #4 Lights! Camera! Politics! Film Series March 2017

AP Press Monmouth County Democrats Black American Caucus Awards February 2017

AP Press Christie Veto of UEZ Extension A Big Mistake February 2017

College Readiness in the 21st Century February 2017

AP Press "Action Needed On Renter Hell" January 2017

Industry Magazine "International Man of Solutions" December 2016

Asbury Park Press Gannett News Presidential Election Night Coverage November 2016

Lights! Camera! Politics! Film Series Lou Lumenick Introduces "The Best Man" November 2016

Classic Politics Film Series Season #3 September 2016

TNS: Talks Lecture Series September 2016

Asbury Park Sun Global Parliament of Mayors August 2016

No North Jersey Casinos June 2016

ENMU Green and Silver Alumni Magazine May 2016

15 Most Influential LGBTAdvocates In NJ Politic April 2016

AP Press Coffee Shop Chatter: The Donald Is Refreshing August 2015

Portales News Tribune Outstanding Alumni Award May 2015 Zone Out February 2015

AP Press Urban Enterprise Zone February 2015

AP Press Schools Success Initiative September 2014

Star-Ledger Holland Helping Prepare NJ October 2013

AP Sun Former Mayors Starts Own Consulting Firm July 2013

President Obama Remarks In Asbury Park May 2013 Mayor Declares Beaches & Boardwalk Open for Summer February 2013

Huffington Post Sandy Relief Summit March 2013

News 12 Asbury Park Boardwalk Back In Business February 2013

U.S. Congress Honors Ed Johnson September 2012

Rockportal NL Paradiso SSJ Concert October 2011

The Lakewood Scoop: The UEZ April 2010