Informative Guides to Navigate Policies & Seek Solutions
Most circles meet every other month with a break in the summer -- essentially 5 conversations a year. The Policy Circle Briefs are organized into themes for 5 conversations for your convenience. Some circles focus their year of conversations on a specific theme, others explore a new theme at each meeting based on the interest of the members, current events, or issues in their states.
No matter the subjects you and your Circle explore, what really matters is gaining a better understanding and perspective on the policies that will have a big impact on the future of our country.
A Foundational Five
Many circles begin their first year by selecting the theme: The Foundational 5. The Policy Circle suggests using Free Enterprise or Civic Engagement brief at your first meeting as both are foundational for understanding our system of government.
Designed for circles interested in understanding the U.S.’s policy abroad, international approaches to policy issues, and the interconnectivity of nations in a world economy.
Choose five from the following list: