Content tagged with “US Politics”
Join Us for Breakfast at the Aspen Institute on Oct. 4th at 8:15am When The California Endowment wanted to evaluate the impact of their Clinic Consortia Policy and Advocacy Program (an 8-year, $18.8...
Tags: Global Economy, APEP News, Advocacy Strategies, US Politics
A Question of Trust WAND offered a webinar with the Demos Institute on “Making the case for government”—a timely topic. As pollster Stanley Greenberg argued in the New York Times, the debt ceiling...
Tags: Evaluation Theory and Methods, Advocacy and Social Media, US Politics
The Elusive Craft of Evaluating AdvocacyWe were intrigued that the Stanford Social Innovation Review’s summer edition featured a cover story on advocacy evaluation.  Steven Teles & Mark...
Tags: Evaluation Theory and Methods, US Politics
The Aspen Institute Symposium on the State of Race in America explores new attitudes, opportunities, and challenges for and about people of color in 21st century America. The annual event is...
Tags: Media, Racial Disparities, Democracy, Communication, race, state of race in america, US Politics, digital media
The Government is Out of Touch With the Average AmericanAnd the average American knows how to reduce the deficit. According to a Program for Public Consultation study released yesterday, most...
Tags: Advocacy and Social Media, Advocacy Strategies, US Politics
Budget Wars, Yes, But it Could be WorseWisconsin’s budget battle has become a flashpoint in the broader partisan and philosophical conflict over U.S. government priorities. Despite general agreement...
Tags: Foreign Aid, Evaluation Theory and Methods, Advocacy Strategies, US Politics
 United Citizens against Citizens UnitedHow about a “Democracy Super-PAC” to combat corporate campaign finance? Might sound crazy, might sound hypocritical, but to Gideon Rosenblatt, it...
Tags: Evaluation Theory and Methods, APEP News, Advocacy Strategies, US Politics
ATEST Promotes Human Trafficking AwarenessWhen an issue needs a boost in salience, carefully timed and placed paid media is an appealing option—resources permitting. Case in point: this week Humanity...
Tags: Human Trafficking, HIV/AIDS, Evaluation Theory and Methods, APEP News, US Politics
US Diplomacy and Development Review Renews Interest in Impact:This week’s release of the QDDR emphasizes targeted interventions with impact.  The report is themed around impact, efficiency, and...
Tags: International Development, global health, Reproductive Health, US Politics
Consensus Unlikely:Tuesday's election delivered a partisan rebuke to excessive legislative gridlock. Will the next Congress do better? Not likely. Consensus-building NGOs and common ground solutions...
Tags: International Development, Advocacy Strategies, US Politics