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Democracy Is More Than Just Holding Elections

April 11, 2014 | by Lauren Frohne
Wouldn’t you like to give those in power a report card? This is what citizen engagement looks like, and it’s possible for all of us, according to John Gaventa, head of the Coady International Institute.
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How to Stop Overdose Deaths in New York

April 10, 2014 | by Roxanne Saucier
New York has announced big news in the battle against drug overdose deaths. But is it enough?

Money and Politics in America: The View from Overseas

April 8, 2014 | by Ivan Krastev
The overwhelming majority of Americans want to see the influence of money in politics curbed. Why has the opposite happened?

Turning the Tide Against Torture

April 8, 2014 | by Amrit Singh
President Obama can declassify a long-awaited report written by the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence on the CIA's rendition, interrogation, and detention program.
Grantee Spotlight

Unraveling Puerto Rico’s Economic Challenges

March 26, 2014 | by Jason Garrett
What are the people living and working in Puerto Rico doing to confront the island's economic crisis?
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Keeping a Promise to Black Boys in America

March 24, 2014 | by Michele Stephenson, Joe Brewster
A film about the educational journey of two African American boys becomes a tool for communities everywhere.

Washington's War on Leaks Highlights Shortcomings in Law and Practice

March 13, 2014 | by Emi MacLean
The curent level of prosecution of leakers of government information in the United States is unprecedented—and threatens accountability in the security sector, as well as media freedom.

All Young People in America Deserve the Opportunity to Succeed

February 28, 2014 | by Marc Philpart, Andrew Wolk
A new public-private initiative to improve the lives of young men of color serves as a rallying cry to redouble our efforts.

A New Milestone for America’s Young Men of Color

February 27, 2014 | by Kenneth H. Zimmerman
A joint initiative involving government, business, and nonprofits aims to help America’s young men of color reach their full potential in school, work, and life.
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New York City Leads the Way in Helping Young Men of Color Succeed

February 26, 2014 | by Jahmani Hylton
To bolster the success of young men of color in America, look to this innovative program.

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