Here's what we've enjoyed reading in January - between the bombogenesis and the State of the Union!
- A new study from the Pew Research Center identifies the public's top policy priorities for 2018. Despite the appearance of a divided nation, Democrats and Republicans actually agree on prioritizing several issues:
- Our friends at the Bridge Alliance got a shout-out in TIME Magazine for their work uniting America.
Washington Monthly makes the connection between impact and participation in local politics.
- From Governing Magazine, a breakdown of civic collaboration's essential elements.
- A new book out from Brookings Institution Press, The New Localism: How Cities Can Thrive in the Age of Populism reveals the new locus of local political power and how cities are leading the way in solving major problems.
- CIRCLE has a new study that makes the case for earlier civic engagement, among teens and youth: "Young people who cast a ballot earlier in life are more likely to continue voting in the years and decades to come."
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