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What’s The Latest at The Policy Circle

Read here about how the issues we face today can be addressed with public policies that foster human creativity in a free-market economy.

Jun 29, 2021

Meet the CLER Summer Cohort

The Civic Leadership Engagement Roadmap (CLER) is a proprietary, experiential leadership program that takes women from having general civic knowledge to becoming civic leaders. We work with emerging women leaders to grow their impact through civic engagement. This innovative, action-oriented curriculum was designed to educate, prepare and build the next generation of public leaders. The curriculum facilitates an understanding of the […]

May 24, 2021

Upon Reflection: Journalism’s real ‘fake news’ also reflects its accountability

This is a guest post from our partners at the News Literacy Project written by the Founder and CEO, Alan C. Miller, and does not reflect The Policy Circle’s views. On Sept. 28, 1980, during the height of the drug epidemic in the nation’s capital, The Washington Post published a heart-rending profile of “Jimmy,” an 8-year-old heroin addict. It caused a […]

May 5, 2021

Meet the Wisconsin State Leadership Council

To deepen the engagement of Policy Circles in the states and continue expansion, The Policy Circle created the  State Leadership Council (SLC)  program in 2018. SLC’s expand The Policy Circle’s mission by recruiting more Circle members and leaders in their state, welcome new Circle leaders, and provide engagement opportunities for members . We are grateful for the amazing women who serve […]

Apr 22, 2021

National Reach Starts with Local Impact

The Policy Circle provides pathways for women to become active citizens who are knowledgeable about the impact of public policy.  One of those pathways is our Civic Leadership Engagement Roadmap (CLER) Program . CLER was created because our community asked for more opportunities to better understand public policy and tangible steps to take action.  What is CLER? CLER is a 3-month […]

Mar 18, 2021

The Immigration Debate

The debate over U.S. immigration policies has intensified over the last week due to a surge of migrants at the U.S. border. As local organizations face a growing humanitarian crisis in their communities, and FEMA has been dispatched to the border to help manage the influx, the House is set to take up two immigration bills this week. Recent administrations have all endeavored to address U.S. immigration policy, […]