DDC Bulletin

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Membership in DDC

DDC is an alliance of the major organizations and leading scholars working in the field of deliberation and public engagement.

Latest News

A Virtuous Loop

Martin Carcasson, Colorado State University There certainly seems to have been a…

Fixing What Ails Democracy

By Will Friedman, Public Agenda       What does it mean,…

We Invite You to Respond!

In recent days, a vigorous argument has broken out about the role…

Actually, More Participation Can Save American Democracy

By Jessie Conover, Healthy Democracy Lee Drutman of the New America Foundation,…

Members & Partners

IPCE

The Institute for Policy and Civic Engagement focuses on transforming democracy by creating a more fully engaged citizenry through social discourse, research, and educational programs.

ICDD

The Institute for Civic Discourse and Democracy at Kansas State University engages in research, education, and facilitation of civic conversations to promote greater citizen participation in deliberation and public dialogue.

Carsey School of Public Policy, UNH

The mission of the Carsey School of Public Policy at the University of New Hampshire is to provide top quality research, leadership development, and engaged scholarship relevant to public policy.

National Institute for Civil Discourse

NICD envisions elected officials who work collaboratively to tackle the big issues facing our country; a media that accurately informs and involves citizens; and a public that actively engages with its government.

National Civic League

NCL works by forming strategic partnerships with local government organizations, nonprofit organizations, and others and by fully engaging those in the NCL family.

Kettering Foundation

The Kettering Foundation is a nonprofit operating foundation rooted in the American tradition of cooperative research. Kettering’s primary research question is, what does it take to make democracy work as it should?

Public Agenda

Public Agenda is a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization based in New York City that fuels progress on critical issues, including education, health care and community engagement.

Jefferson Center

The Jefferson Center is a nonpartisan nonprofit that engages Americans directly to solve shared challenges and craft better policy.