2010 Jun 01

How Broken is Our Democracy

1:00pm to 5:00pm


Brookings Institution, Washington, D.C.

Since the beginning of the Obama administration, our nation has experienced vigorous policy debates about the great challenges of health care and the economic crisis. At the same time, the way these debates have unfolded has brought forward another important issue: the health and future of our democracy itself.

Join us for a special half-day conference to discuss the key issues at stake in our democracy. Panelists will explore the priorities that should be front and center over the coming year; examine the possibilities of a unified agenda for democratic reform; and discuss ways of creating and strengthening a movement for a vibrant and inclusive democracy.... Read more about How Broken is Our Democracy

2010 May 27

Conservation Finance Forum: Wildlands and Woodlands – New England

12:00pm to 1:00pm


Online Webinar

Join us for a free event featuring the authors of a newly released study that outlines a vision for the New England landscape. Ample time will be allocated for audience Q&A. Speakers include David Foster, director, Harvard Forest, Harvard University and Jim Levitt, director of the Program on Conservation Innovation, Harvard Forest, Harvard University.... Read more about Conservation Finance Forum: Wildlands and Woodlands – New England

2010 May 25

Igniting Change in Juvenile Justice



Online Webinar

Power of Social Innovation Webinar Series

Some of today’s most valuable lessons about spurring social innovation come from the field of juvenile justice. This webinar, sponsored by Harvard Kennedy School’s Malcolm Weiner Center for Social Policy and the Center’s Government Innovators Network, will feature developers behind proven, innovative models in juvenile justice which resulted as a social entrepreneurial endeavor.... Read more about Igniting Change in Juvenile Justice

2010 May 24

Best Practices to Combat Human Trafficking In Disaster Zones

2:00pm to 4:00pm


Online Webinar

Join us for this forum examining what can be done to prevent human trafficking of vulnerable populations in the wake of natural disasters or other events involving mass casualties. Ambassador Luis CdeBaca of the Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons, U.S. State Department, will keynote this special discussion.