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Public Agenda Announces New Partnership with Arnold Ventures

September 28, 2021 Comments Off on Public Agenda Announces New Partnership with Arnold Ventures

New Initiative to Explore Students’ Experiences with For-Profit Colleges and Online Degree Programs Public Agenda is excited to announce a new research initiative supported by Arnold Ventures that includes two…

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New Report Finds Substantial Common Ground in Americans’ Views on Renewing Democracy

July 20, 2021 Comments Off on New Report Finds Substantial Common Ground in Americans’ Views on Renewing Democracy

Across the political spectrum, Americans think our democracy is in trouble, expect the government to guarantee both secure and accessible voting, and want “ordinary people” to have more of a…

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Public Agenda Announces New President Andrew Seligsohn

June 28, 2021 Comments Off on Public Agenda Announces New President Andrew Seligsohn

Seligsohn’s leadership in civic engagement, higher education to advance Public Agenda’s mission to strengthen democracy and expand opportunity for all Americans.

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Violence at the U.S. Capitol, Distrust in Politics and the Mission of Public Agenda

January 15, 2021 Comments Off on Violence at the U.S. Capitol, Distrust in Politics and the Mission of Public Agenda

The peaceful transfer of power is a cornerstone of our system of government. By any measure, the riot that occurred at the U.S. Capitol on January 6, 2021 was unacceptable.…

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New “Healthier Democracies” initiative will bring learning about democratic innovation to the U.S.

November 19, 2020 Comments Off on New “Healthier Democracies” initiative will bring learning about democratic innovation to the U.S.

Public Agenda, a non-partisan research and public engagement organization based in New York City, has received a grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation for “Healthier Democracies,” an initiative that…

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Transition at Public Agenda

November 10, 2020 Comments Off on Transition at Public Agenda

This January marks my tenth year as president of Public Agenda, an organization I’ve had the privilege of serving and growing with for a quarter of a century. Along that journey, Public Agenda has offered me countless opportunities, and I’m deeply grateful for them all. 

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Reflections on Recent Events

June 3, 2020 Comments Off on Reflections on Recent Events

Like so many Americans, recent events have battered the Public Agenda team with anger, sadness and anxiety and we are asking ourselves how to respond. We are thinking about a…

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Americans Want More Constructive Politics, Believe Politicians And Social Media Benefit From Divisiveness While The Public Loses

December 4, 2019 Comments Off on Americans Want More Constructive Politics, Believe Politicians And Social Media Benefit From Divisiveness While The Public Loses

New research from the inaugural Public Agenda/USA TODAY/Ipsos Hidden Common GroundTM survey reveals a significant number of Republicans and Democrats would consider crossing party lines for a more unifying candidate

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Major Research, Journalism and Public Engagement Initiative to Focus on Common Ground Solutions During Election Season

November 13, 2019 Comments Off on Major Research, Journalism and Public Engagement Initiative to Focus on Common Ground Solutions During Election Season

First phase of Public Agenda/USA Today’s Election-Year Hidden Common Ground Initiative™ to explore America’s collaborative divide and how it can be bridged   New York City – A self-defeating narrative is…

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New York State Residents Call for Government to Monitor Quality of Doctors and Hospitals

November 7, 2019 Comments Off on New York State Residents Call for Government to Monitor Quality of Doctors and Hospitals

New report finds New York State residents worry about health care quality, and want state government to hold providers accountable New York City – New York State residents think the…

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