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Public Agenda is pleased to announce a new partnership with WNYC – New York’s premier public radio broadcaster and producer – on the inaugural project for the Deborah Wadsworth Fund. This first project will provide an unprecedented look into what's really on the minds of residents of New York City and the tri-state region.

Public Agenda is pleased to announce a new partnership with WNYC - New York's premier public radio broadcaster and producer - on the inaugural project for the Wadsworth Fund.

9to5 Wisconsin: Today 9to5 is one of the largest, most respected national membership organizations of working women in the U.S., dedicated to putting working women’s issues on the public agenda. 9to5 is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year.

Wisconsin: Today is one of the largest, most respected national membership organizations of working women in the U., dedicated to putting working women’s issues on the public agenda. is celebrating its anniversary this year.

Trump's statements on the financial State of the Union: Fact or fiction? - Washington Post  Washington Post  Trump's statements on the financial State of the Union: Fact or fiction? Washington Post To hear President Trump tell it during his State of the Union address he's solely responsible for every economic success since even before he took the oath of office. So here is the truth of five financial facts he made about the economy during his ... Trump's $1.5 Trillion Public Works Plan…

Trump's statements on the financial State of the Union: Fact or fiction? - Washington Post Washington Post Trump's statements on the financial State of the Union: Fact or fiction? Washington Post To hear President Trump tell it during his State of the Union address he's solely responsible for every economic success since even before he took the oath of office. So here is the truth of five financial facts he made about the economy during his ... Trump's $1.5 Trillion Public Works Plan…

The current obesity epidemic has been at the top of the national and, increasingly, global public agenda for the last decade, the subject of extensive and intensive concern, scrutiny, and corrective efforts from various quarters. In the United States, much of this attention is predicated on the official discourse, or story, of obesity-that it is a matter of personal responsibility, specifically to the end of monitoring and ensuring appropriate caloric balance.

The current obesity epidemic has been at the top of the national and, increasingly, global public agenda for the last decade, the subject of extensive and intensive concern, scrutiny, and corrective efforts from various quarters. In the United States, much of this attention is predicated on the official discourse, or story, of obesity-that it is a matter of personal responsibility, specifically to the end of monitoring and ensuring appropriate caloric balance.

Anti-war women of the world unite. They’re doing it in Israel. Thousands represent a refreshing antidote to Netanyahu’s hate-mongering rage for war. Women Wage Peace (WWP) activists support a “viable” Israeli- Palestinian peace. They want working for it “place(d) at the top of the public agenda.” They call peace the only solution “offer(ing) life and hope.”

Anti-war women of the world unite. They’re doing it in Israel. Thousands represent a refreshing antidote to Netanyahu’s hate-mongering rage for war. Women Wage Peace (WWP) activists support a “viable” Israeli- Palestinian peace. They want working for it “place(d) at the top of the public agenda.” They call peace the only solution “offer(ing) life and hope.”

At a time when peace is not high on the Israeli public agenda, Women Wage Peace unites Arab and Jewish activists with a simple demand: that leaders just 'reach an agreement.'

In deeply divided Israel, Jewish and Arab women build case for peace

At a time when peace is not high on the Israeli public agenda, Women Wage Peace unites Arab and Jewish activists with a simple demand: that leaders just 'reach an agreement.

NO MORE is a new unifying symbol designed to galvanize greater awareness and action to end #domesticviolence and #sexualassault.  Supported by major organizations working to address these urgent issues, #NOMORE is gaining support with Americans nationwide, sparking new conversations about these problems and moving this cause higher on the public agenda.

The NO MORE PSA Campaign, spearheaded by the Joyful Heart Foundation in partnership with NO MORE and directed by actress and advocate, Mariska Hargitay, involves more than 50 celebrities and public figures asking bystanders to get involved.

December 1999 - By a margin of nine to one, Americans believe parents should have the right to choose their child's school, according to a report released last month by Public Agenda, a research organization based in New York City. Moreover, if they were given a choice of schools-- along with the financial wherewithal to exercise it-- a full 55 percent of parents who currently send their children to public schools would want to send them to private schools.

Council for American Private Education (CAPE) -- Voice of America's Private Schools

Awesome new infographic from Public Agenda on Public Engagement in California -- please share widely!

See how local governments and community leaders alike want more diverse participation in local decision making.

"The impression that civilians are targeting officers, then, is a reflection of media coverage, not reality. This is a phenomenon called agenda setting, a process by which the media put an item on the public agenda.  What’s particularly troubling here is not necessarily that the media has put police killings by civilians on the agenda, but that they have failed to do so when it was."

While police officer deaths at the hands of civilians are declining, media attention is on the rise.

Yellow agora  Social welfare or liberal capitalism – what to do about income inequality? Many Americans would envy Nordic countries’ income distribution curves. Yet the Nordics too are now going through notable spikes in income inequality.  Are the underlying causes the same – and what to do about this issue, now so prominent on the public agendas of both social welfare and liberal capitalist states?  Speakers: Markus Jäntti,  Heather C. McGhee, President, Demos

Yellow agora Social welfare or liberal capitalism – what to do about income inequality? Many Americans would envy Nordic countries’ income distribution curves. Yet the Nordics too are now going through notable spikes in income inequality. Are the underlying causes the same – and what to do about this issue, now so prominent on the public agendas of both social welfare and liberal capitalist states? Speakers: Markus Jäntti, Heather C. McGhee, President, Demos

NO MORE is a new unifying symbol designed to galvanize greater awareness and action to end #domesticviolence and #sexualassault. Supported by major organizations working to address these urgent issues, #NOMORE is gaining support with Americans nationwide, sparking new conversations about these problems and moving this cause higher on the public agenda.

Mariska Hargitay, has gathered her fellow co-stars who investigate sexual crimes on Law & Order: Special Victims Unit for a campaign to raise awareness about domestic violence and sexual assault.

Sociology and the Public Agenda

Sociology and the Public Agenda

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