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Workshop Explores Changes in Public Science Engagement

Storytelling, standup comedy, and use of the arts are just some of the ways of mainstreaming science, according to a report about contemporary public science engagement. More

Midwest Immigration Integration Initiatives on the Rise

A report from the Chicago Council on Global Affairs provides an overview of state, city, and metropolitan immigration integration programs in the Midwest. More

Advancing the Use of Evidence in Social Policy

A brief from the Coalition for Evidence-Based Policy outlines an increasing demand for and uptake of evidence-based approaches to policymaking, especially in the federal government. More

Study Finds Precincts with More Minorities Experienced Longer Voting Lines in 2012

Precincts with fewer poll workers and voting machines and more minorities experienced longer voting lines in the 2012 presidential election, according to a study by the Brennan Center for Justice at NYU. More

Improving Outcomes for Youth Involved with the Justice System

Reports from the Council of State Governments Justice Center offer state and local governments recommendations to improve outcomes for youth who come into contact with the juvenile justice system. More