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PARTICIPATORY DEMOCRACY PROJECT
Rebuilding the Public’s Trust Begins with Trusting the Public
Washington, DC

In the wake of Trump and Flint, we explore more encouraging news about real democratic reforms happening in the United States.

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Political Dynamism
Washington, DC

Reforms work best when they work with the grain of our political system, rather than against it. The answer, in short, is more politics.

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Making Congress More Entrepreneurial
Washington, DC

Entrepreneurs are the creative individuals whose new ideas, and determination birth new businesses, and drive economic growth.

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NEW MODELS OF POLICY CHANGE
Margins to Mainstream
Washington, DC

Join us to discuss left-right cooperation in the form of resistance to Common Core, as well as the evidence of its failures and limits.

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Women's Decision 2016 (Part 2)
Washington, DC

Join New America’s Breadwinning and Caregiving and Political Reform Programs for a discussion about what women want as voters in 2016.

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NEW MODELS OF POLICY CHANGE
Global Cooling?
Washington, DC

Was the failure to build a sustainable left-right climate coalition inevitable? What could funders and activists have done differently?

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Rescheduled: Budget Battles
Washington, DC

This event is second in a series of New Models of Policy Change case studies that examine the successes and limits of trans-partisanship.

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Women's Decision 2016 (Part 1)
Washington, DC

Join New America’s for a conversation about how anxiety may shape the electoral landscape.

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Turning the Tide
Washington, DC

After two decades of politicians competing to be the "toughest on crime," what impact will a bipartisan criminal justice reform bill have?

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The Modern Struggle for Voting Rights in America
Washington, DC

Ari Berman tells the story of the transformation of the country under the VRA, as well as the counterrevolutionary efforts to undermine it.

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Give Us The Ballot
New York, NY

On the eve of the 50th anniversary of the passage of the Voting Rights Act, we discuss the modern struggle for voting rights in America.

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The Politics of Criminal Justice
Washington, DC

Join New America and the Brennan Center as top actors from politics and policy look at what's next for the criminal justice reform movement.

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