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Jan 25, 2019

The Numbers Behind the Shutdown

The shutdown continues to dominate the newscycle.  Since our original post on the shutdown , the debate continues over a path forward.  In the interim, 800,000 federal workers’ and countless private sector contractors’ (from janitorial staff to technology consultants) livelihoods remain at stake since 80% of American workers live paycheck to paycheck ( CBS ). Who are the 800,000? 800,000 people […]

Jan 24, 2019

Introducing the New Policy Circle Leadership Video Series

How do you feel about power? About networking? About your presence? The Policy Circle is pleased to announce the launch of a new Leadership Series! At The Policy Circle, we understand that strengthening your voice is something that takes effort, practice, and confidence. That’s why we put together this six-part video series; so that you […]

Jan 11, 2019

New Leadership in the House of Representatives: Who are the key players and what are their priorities?

On January 3, 2019, members of the House of Representatives were sworn in as mandated in the Constitution .  As the new year begins and a new Congress begins work, this is a great time to review the U.S. House of Representatives Policy Circle brief , which reminds us that “The House is run by majority rule.  When a majority of members vote to do something in […]

Jan 11, 2019

Welcoming 20 new circles!

We have much to celebrate! The Policy Circle community started 2019 with 204 circles, 20 of those circles joining as part of our Winter Cohorts group.  Cohorts are a new program to build community among new circle leaders who are at the same stage in launching their circle. Cohorts will meet virtually to share ideas […]

Dec 27, 2018

Looking Ahead: The Plan for 2019

So what‘s the plan for The Policy Circle 2019? “Leading and Living in A Connected Community” – 2019 Policy Circle Summit on November 15 in Chicago.   The theme is Living and Leading in a Connected Community – we will discuss smart cities, connectivity, privacy, and then the Future of Neighborhoods – what will bring […]