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Jan 26, 2018

The U.S. and the World: What Policy Circles Are Discussing This Winter

What is the official U.S. policy towards North Korea and how do we deal with the nuclear threat they pose?  What terrorist groups still threaten the U.S. and our allies in the Middle East and what should be done?  What is “chain migration” and how do we deal with the “Dreamers”? What should U.S. immigration […]

Jan 26, 2018

It Starts with a Conversation {Video}

Starting a conversation to change the conversation. A Policy Circle conversation blossoms into something transformative. That “something” feels unique to each of us. That something is confidence. When we have confidence in our abilities to facilitate a civil discourse on the impact of policy, we have presence.  When we have presence, we become influencers in […]

Dec 29, 2017

This Year, My Ornament is a Microphone

Last year, I started a new tradition to get myself an ornament that captures the essence of the year. My 2016 ornament was a camera because The Policy Circle gave me lenses through which I learned to observe my world: what my kids learn at school about civics, how work in pop culture is not always portrayed as dignifying, how red […]

Dec 16, 2017

What Still Matters – Who Benefits from the Tax Bill

The House and Senate have formed a consensus tax bill. The goal is to pass the bill in the House this week, and then in the Senate the following day, before sending it to the President. The target is to have it signed into law by December 20th. One side of the political aisle lauds […]

Dec 16, 2017

Meet Lucy Gettman from Women in Government

Women in Government is a national non-profit, non-partisan organization of women state legislators that provides leadership opportunities, expert forums, and educational resources to address and resolve complex public policy issues to all 1,808 women state legislators. What do you do at Women In Government (WIG) and what do your day-to-day activities look like? I have my dream job. […]