Our Projects

Convergence tackles a range of complex national issues where we believe our dialogue-to-action methodology can lead to new ideas and solutions. We bring together stakeholders with diverse perspectives on an issue – business leaders, policy practitioners, non-profit executives, elected officials, think-tank experts, academics, and community leaders – to build relationships over time and work to identify and implement new pathways and solutions. Convergence projects lead to results including bipartisan federal and state legislation, public/private partnerships, public education and awareness campaigns, and grassroots networks.

Current Projects

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Convergence Dialogue on Supports for Working Families
Seeking to build actionable solutions and unlikely alliances so that American families can flourish.

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Convergence Dialogue on Pathways to Better Jobs
Finding ways to better connect workers with appropriate opportunities to build their skills and qualifications, and to navigate the on- and off-ramps that will build economic mobility and financial security for their future.

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Convergence Dialogue on Digital Discourse for a Thriving Democracy and Resilient Communities
Building people-centered solutions that reduce disinformation and its impact, promote an informed society, and strengthen civic and democratic discourse.

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Convergence Dialogue on Modernizing Civil Service
Modernizing civil service to meet the contemporary challenges and needs of our public and the world around us.

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Convergence Dialogue on Reimagining Care for Older Adults
Transforming the system of care so older Americans can thrive in age-friendly settings.


Convergence Dialogue on Guns and Suicide Prevention
Seeking to build a deeper understanding of gun ownership and considering existing and potential solutions to prevent firearm suicide.


Working with Congress
Strengthening relationships across the aisle to advance problem-solving in Congress.


Student Loan Moratorium
Short-Form Dialogue on alleviating the burden on student loan borrowers.

Past Projects

California Health Reform Initiative
Containing health care costs to improve affordability in California.


Economic Recovery for America’s Workers
Addressing the needs of low-income workers in crisis, including many millions who are unemployed, as a central element of rebuilding our economy.


Future of Health
Generating policy ideas that can foster bipartisan cooperation on national health care reform.

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Long-Term Care Financing Collaborative
Transforming the financing and delivery of long-term supports and services for elderly and disabled persons.


Reentry Ready
Improving reentry success for the thousands of individuals returning from prison or jail.


Working Up: A Dialogue for Action to Increase Economic Mobility
Increasing economic mobility for low-income Americans.

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Building a Better Budget Process
Reforming the federal budget process to improve the budget decisions Congress makes each year.


Health Reform Roundtable
Reaching bipartisan agreement on short term efforts to shore up the nation’s healthcare system.

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Project on Nutrition and Wellness
Putting market forces to work to increase the demand for healthier foods.

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Education Reimagined
A nationally-recognized organization that grew out of our K-12 education project, committed to making learner-centered education available to every child in the U.S.

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U.S.-Pakistan Leaders Forum
Deepening cooperation and mutual respect between the U.S. and Pakistan.