Professional Engagement

P.O. Box 1415 Asbury Park NJ 07712 US   |  +1.732.776.9890  |  Edjohnsonap@live.com

Ed Johnson, a dynamic and captivating speaker, participates in domestic and international policy forums, cultural exchanges, conferences, and issue symposia. Recognized as a sought-after visiting scholar, he shares his expertise and unique perspective at policy forums globally. Ed also leads community-based meetings, collegiate seminars, and issue-oriented workshops, fostering dialogue through civic engagement and community empowerment.


  • University of Aruba Ostad200 Launch  May 2024
  • Partnership in Education & Government Award Community Affairs Resource Center  May 2024
  • Mayor Emeritus Advisory Council  New Jersey Conference of Mayors 2024
  • American Constitutional Law I  Rutgers University  Spring 2024
  • Model United Nations YMCA, Brookdale Community College December 2023
  • Global Parliament of Mayors Annual Summit Skopje, North Macedonia November 2023
  • New Jersey League of Municipalities  November 2023
  • CapitolFest 20  Attendee  August 2023
  • Brookdale Worldwide - AUF Future of Work Enterprise (FoWE)  July 2023
  • Latino Business and Entrepreneurship Forum Presenter  March 2023
  • Greater Long Branch Business Community Meeting Facilitator  March 2023
  • Read Across America Program  March 2023
  • Legal Philosophy Rights & Justice  Rutgers University  Spring 2023
  • National Center For Family Philanthropy Conference  San Francisco  October 2022
  • Building Healthy More Equitable Communities (BHEC) Guest Speaker  September 2022
  • Civil Liberties & Civil Rights Course  Rutgers University Fall 2022
  • State, County & Local Government Course  Brookdale Community College Fall 2022
  • Forces Shaping The Jersey Shore: People, Politics & Perspectives  July 2022
  • World Urban Forum 11 Katowice, Poland  June 2022
  • Global Parliament of Mayors Annual Summit Katowice, Poland June 2022
  • Civic Engagement Conference Panelist   March 2022
  • Social Justice Webinar The Wight Foundation  February 2022
  • Law & Society  Rutgers University  Spring 2022
  • Introduction to Political Science (asynchronous) Course  Brookdale Community College Spring 2022
  • Global Parliament of Mayors Annual Summit Palermo Sicily, Italy 2021
  • Civic Engagement and Empowerment Conference  Brookdale Community College October 2021
  • Gentrification Down The Shore: Asbury Park Presentation  Brookdale Community College September 2021
  • State, County & Local Government Course  Brookdale Community College  Fall 2021
  • "Civil Engagement" Create Inclusive & Equitable Civic Engagement in The Community  July 2021
  • Guest Speaker: Civic Engagement  Long Branch Public Schools Leadership Retreat  July 2021
  • The 1960s Out In The Open: The rise of Black Networking through Mass Media  June 2021
  • Urban Youth Unite Conference  UWC Maastricht  March 2021
  • Guest Panelist: Collaboration & Advocacy NABCA Branch Campus Leadership Institute March 2021
  • GPM Rethinking The City Post COVID-19 Webinar  November 2020
  • Investors Bank Community Investment Webinar November 2020
  • Media Bias. Social justice. Racial sensitivity Virtual Town Hall Panelist  Asbury Park Press October 2020
  • Digital Diversity Oral History Project  Monmouth County Historical Association September 2020
  • Global Leaders Forum Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) September/October 2020
  • Political Science Adjunct Instructor Rutgers University  Fall 2020 Legal Philosophy, Rights & Justice
  • Guest Panelist Leadership Webinar The Wight Foundation August 2020
  • Webinar Host Our Living Constitution Series: July, August & September 2020
  • Forces Shaping The Jersey Shore: People, Politics & Perspectives  August 2020
  • COVID-19 Academic Transition to WebEx Virtual Online Classroom  Spring 2020 Rutgers University
  • Guest Speaker "The Mechanics of The Impeachment Process"  Spring 2020  Brookdale Community College
  • Political Science Adjunct Instructor Rutgers University  Spring 2020 Civil Liberties & Civil Rights
  • Youth Mayors Initiative Panel Discussion GPM Durban, South Africa 2019
  • Global Parliament of Mayors Annual Summit Durban, South Africa 2019
  • Political Science Adjunct Instructor Rutgers University  Fall 2019 Urban Politics
  • "Forces Shaping The Jersey Shore" Continuing and Professional Studies (CPS) Seminar  2019
  • Ghana Project Virtual Classroom Asbury Park Middle School 2019
  • Dr. John L. Johnson Lecture Series Syracuse University 2019
  • EOF Spring Professional Skills Conference Brookdale Community College 2019
  • GPM Strategic Planning Summit Mannheim, Germany 2019
  • ​Read Across America Program Asbury Park 2019
  • Minority Male Initiative Brookdale Community College 2019
  • Keynote Speaker College Scholars Program  2019
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