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Participatory Budgeting
Research

Communities across the U.S. and Canada experiment with participatory budgeting, a way for residents to decide together how to spend part of a local budget.

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Public Agenda Applauds
Renewed Attention to Community Colleges

Read Public Agenda's statement on President Obama's free community college proposal.

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Slide 3

How Can We Ensure That All Children Have Excellent Educators?

This discussion guide helps educators work through equal access to excellent teachers.

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Slide 4

Policy Breakfast
with Maria Hinojosa

Award-winning journalist Maria Hinojosa speaks with Robert Siegel about immigration reform.

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Slide 5

Less Divided
than We Look

In response to a new study that suggests we are becoming a more polarized people, Will Friedman argues that the public may not be as divided as it seems.

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Slide 6

Rebooting Democracy

In a new blog, our co-founder Dan Yankelovich explores how social immobility is threatening democracy - and what we can do about it.

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REBOOTING DEMOCRACY

Taking a Blog Pause

Dan Yankelovich announces the launch of his new bbok, Wicked Problems Workable Solutions: Lessons from a Public Life.

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Public Agenda Alert

Research and Evaluation of Participatory Budgeting in the U.S. and Canada

Communities across the country are experimenting with participatory budgeting, a way for residents to decide together how to spend part of a local budget.

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The Deborah Wadsworth Fund
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A life-long New Yorker, Deborah Wadsworth devoted her life to strengthening our nation through education, research, and civic engagement. Help us to continue this work by supporting The Deborah Wadsworth Fund.

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THE PUBLIC AGENDA WAY

Through nonpartisan research and public engagement, we provide the insights, tools and support people need to build common ground and make progress on divisive issues.

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