Public faith in our democratic institutions and the systems that support them has been severely shaken in the past several years. Addressing problems related to democracy and civic engagement — including bipartisanship in Congress, trust in elections, and modernizing civil service — will be critical to our ability to overcome polarization and solve the other problems future generations demand.
Working to understand how the spread of inaccurate information online contributes to polarization.
Finding solutions to help modernize our civil service workforce.
Practical, politically realistic proposals to improve the often–dysfunctional federal budget process.
A K-12 education project, committed to making learner-centered education available to every child in the U.S.
This project was conducted in partnership with the Consensus Building Institute and the Institute for Resource and Security Studies.
Percentage of Americans who say they have avoided talking about politics with someone whose political views are opposed to their own in the last twelve months.
Percentage of Americans who say it is important to reduce divisiveness in the United States, including two-thirds who say it is very important to do so.