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Creating Space for Youth in Nevada to Express, Lead, and Imagine

July 29, 2022 | Comments Off on Creating Space for Youth in Nevada to Express, Lead, and Imagine

July 29, 2022 The pandemic affected individuals, households, and communities in ways never previously experienced. One of the groups most adversely affected by the pandemic were youth. As the American Psychological Association noted last year, “Children and youth have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic in unique ways. Disrupted academic … Read more

Community Voices for Health in Indiana: A Long Journey, A Long Road Ahead

July 29, 2022 | Comments Off on Community Voices for Health in Indiana: A Long Journey, A Long Road Ahead

July 29, 2022 When the Community Justice and Mediation Center (CJAM) was awarded a Community Voices for Health (CVH) grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation in early 2020, they knew that the first step of creating lasting change in health policy is changing the public engagement process in Monroe … Read more

Putting Community Health Workers on the Map in Georgia

July 28, 2022 | Comments Off on Putting Community Health Workers on the Map in Georgia

July 28, 2022 Community health workers (CHW) in Georgia have been essential in bridging the gap between patients and providers. While distrust is woven within many facets of medicine, CHWs help to unravel fear and apprehension as trusted members of their community. Natasha Taylor, Director of Policy and Access with … Read more

Strengthening Leadership in the African-American Community: Advancing a Culture of Health in Colorado

July 28, 2022 | Comments Off on Strengthening Leadership in the African-American Community: Advancing a Culture of Health in Colorado

July 28, 2022 “We have some super enthusiastic folks that are already automatically taking initiative,” says Jeff Campbell, referring to participants of the People’s Health Empowerment Project (PHEP). PHEP is a collaboration-focused leadership program created by BeHeard Colorado, a Community Voices for Health (CVH) partnership between the Colorado Consumer Health … Read more

New Public Agenda Report: Americans Question the Value of Higher Education, but Overwhelmingly Agree on Solutions to Improve Access, Equity, and Affordability

July 11, 2022 | Comments Off on New Public Agenda Report: Americans Question the Value of Higher Education, but Overwhelmingly Agree on Solutions to Improve Access, Equity, and Affordability

July 11, 2022 A cross-partisan majority supports straightforward solutions to improve public colleges, including state funding and programmatic flexibility   July 11, 2022, New York, NY –  Americans across political affiliations believe the nation’s public higher education systems aren’t living up to their promise of economic opportunity for students, according … Read more

Strengthening Community Health Planning During COVID-19 in New Mexico

July 8, 2022 | Comments Off on Strengthening Community Health Planning During COVID-19 in New Mexico

July 8, 2022 The rapid spread of COVID-19 overwhelmed many healthcare institutions, putting local communities and healthcare providers in a precarious situation. New Mexico’s statewide network of health councils*, tasked with community health planning, were one the first responders to the COVID-19 pandemic in the state. The New Mexico Culture … Read more

New Public Agenda Report: Journalists React To The Media’s Role in Cross Partisan Divisiveness

June 23, 2022 | Comments Off on New Public Agenda Report: Journalists React To The Media’s Role in Cross Partisan Divisiveness

June 23, 2022 Journalists Emphasize Institutional Norms Encourage Conflict-Based Reporting, Especially In Television To Provide More Nuanced Reporting, Journalists Need More Time And Resources   NEW YORK (June 23, 2022) – Journalists believe that divisive journalism simply reflects a divisive time, according to a newly released Hidden Common Ground report … Read more

Public Agenda Board Member Robert Y. Shapiro Receives AAPOR Award for Exceptional Achievement

May 31, 2022 | Comments Off on Public Agenda Board Member Robert Y. Shapiro Receives AAPOR Award for Exceptional Achievement

May 31, 2022 Public Agenda is proud to announce that Robert Y. Shapiro, board member and Chair of the Audit Committee, was honored by the American Association for Public Opinion Research (AAPOR) as the 2022 recipient of their Award for Exceptionally Distinguished Achievement at the Association’s annual awards ceremony on … Read more

New Public Agenda Report: Teachers Are Being Left Out of Their Own Story

May 3, 2022 | Comments Off on New Public Agenda Report: Teachers Are Being Left Out of Their Own Story

May 3, 2022 Only a Quarter of K-12 Education Articles Quote Teachers Two-thirds of K-12 Teachers Say the Media Impacts Morale and Educator Recruitment, According to Public Agenda’s “Teacher In The News” Project   NEW YORK (May 3, 2022) – Only a quarter of news media articles covering K-12 education … Read more

Organizing Citizen-Centered Conversations for Health Advocacy Efforts in Pennsylvania

March 28, 2022 | Comments Off on Organizing Citizen-Centered Conversations for Health Advocacy Efforts in Pennsylvania

March 28, 2022 The lasting effects of the COVID-19 pandemic have cast a shadow over social and economic progress throughout the country. Hospitals and clinics were one the first industries that faced an increased demand of services, with decreasing capacity to address patients’ needs. Chester County, Pennsylvania, has felt this … Read more


Nashville works to diversify its city-appointed boards (Nashville Public Radio, June 7, 2021)

Finding Common Ground (WNYC – The Brian Lehrer Show, May 19, 2021)

#ListenFirst: New virtual event kicks off annual National Week of Conversation (USA TODAY, May 18, 2021)

America Talks: Toxic polarization threatens our nation’s future. Here’s how we can save it. (USA TODAY, May 18, 2021)

Why it's bad for America if President Biden gives up on bipartisanship (USA TODAY, May 17, 2021)

America Is Optimistic. Can Biden Make the Feeling Last? (The New York Times, May 3, 2021)

In Patients We Trust: Why Clinicians Need To Believe And Respect Patients (Health Affairs, April 29, 2021)

Strengthening democracy starts with better monitoring of our civic health (The Fulcrum, April 27, 2021)

We disagree on a lot but overwhelmingly agree that we need to find common ground. Let's start together, here (USA TODAY, April 27, 2021)

Hidden Common Ground: Why Americans aren't as divided on issues as we appear to be (USA TODAY, April 27, 2021)

Hidden Common Ground poll: Americans want compromise, but think political gridlock will worsen (USA TODAY, April 27, 2021)

Giving teachers more decision-making power would bring democracy to life at school (The Fulcrum, March 24, 2021)

Police trials as benchmarks for racial justice (The Christian Science Monitor, March 8, 2021)

Time to apply ample lessons from abroad to improve democracy here (The Fulcrum, February 24, 2021)

How Do Patients Feel About Social Risk Screening? (Healthcare Innovation, February 22, 2021)

Universal Child Care: A Bad Deal for Kids? (Institute for Family Studies, February 1, 2021)

McDonald's CEO: Chain will do 'just fine' with higher wages (Restaurant Dive, January 29, 2021)

Survey: Parents and Teachers Grapple with In-Person Learning (WOSU Public Media, January 28, 2021)

As support for $15 minimum wage gains momentum, Main Street fears it's not the right time (CNBC, January 25, 2021)

Democrats Hope Biz Tax Incentives Can Sell Wage Increase (Law360, November 17, 2020)

Bernie Sanders aceptaría integrarse a gabinete de Biden y apoya aumento de $15 dólares la hora a nivel nacional (El Diario, November 16, 2020)

Bernie Sanders claims majority of Americans support a ‘far-left agenda’ that includes raising minimum wage to $15 as he says he’d accept a position in President-elect Joe Biden’s cabinet (Daily Mail, November 16, 2020)

Even a divided America agrees on raising the minimum wage (Brookings, November 13, 2020)

Irv Randolph: The growing demand for police reform (The Philadelphia Tribune, November 13, 2020)

As a deeply divided nation processes the election results, what DO we actually agree on? More than you’d think (MarketWatch, November 6, 2020)

Ways Republicans and Democrats have found common ground during contentious 2020 election (MSN, October 26, 2020)

Hidden Common Ground: We found that Americans are more united than it appears (USA TODAY, October 20, 2020)

Queens' 14 council districts may lose participatory budgeting for second year in a row (Queens Daily Eagle, October 19, 2020)

How Do Social Determinants of Health Affect Patient Wellness? (PatientEngagementHIT, October 9, 2020)

Poll: More Americans on both sides of the political spectrum want a higher minimum wage (WITF, September 30, 2020)

COVID-19 has narrowed the divide between GOP, Democratic voters on ways to support workers from pay to child care (USA TODAY, September 24, 2020)

David Bange: Turn climate anxiety into climate action (La Crosse Tribune, September 20, 2020)

Americans Share Common Ground, Misperceptions About Immigration, Poll Finds (KUNR Public Radio, August 14, 2020)

Americans’ confidence in police falls to historic low, Gallup poll shows (USA TODAY, August 12, 2020)

Poll shows growing disconnect over Trump's hard-line immigration policies (USA TODAY, August 12, 2020)

A 'huge moment' for police reform that could reshape Black communities for generations (USA TODAY, July 18, 2020)

There's Still More To Do But Black Lives Matter Protests Have Resulted In These Major Police Reforms (mitú, July 2, 2020)

USA TODAY poll: Americans want major police reform, more focus on serious crime (USA TODAY, June 29, 2020)

Broad Support for Most Police Reforms in New Survey (The Crime Report, June 29, 2020)

Breaking News - USA TODAY poll: Americans want major police reform, more focus on serious crime (US Latest News, June 29, 2020)

The Cost of Being a College Dropout (Coastline College Blog, June 20, 2020)

Will Americans follow social distancing measures? (Medium, June 5, 2020)

Think Americans Are Polarized Over Reopening, Face Masks? Survey Says Think Again (WOSU Public Media, May 29, 2020)

Health outweighs economy in poll (USA TODAY, May 29, 2020)

Monthly Civic Tech must-reads #6 (CitizenLab, April 27, 2020)

How to give back to your community during the pandemic (Rice University News and Media Relations, April 24, 2020)

New Vision Council Report Reveals Consumer Attitudes and Industry Insights About COVID-19 Crisis (Vision Monday, April 20, 2020)

Faced with a pandemic, good public health requires stronger democracy (The Hill, April 18, 2020)

Bloomington Health Foundation, CJAM receive $600,000 for Community Voices in Health project (Hoosier Times, April 15, 2020)

Colorado groups to receive health advocacy grant (Colorado Politics, April 15, 2020)

The coronavirus on Smart Talk Monday: End of life decisions and survey finds Americans on 'common ground' (WITF, April 13, 2020)

Like Jesus on Easter, we too will rise. After we beat the coronavirus. (USA TODAY Opinion, April 10, 2020)

Surveys on Coronavirus Impact Underscore Near-Term Challenges (SGB Media, April 7, 2020)

Bishops can do more to provide sacraments despite coronavirus fears, open letter claims (Catholic News Agency, April 7, 2020)

COVID-19 Bringing Communities Together (The 21st Show, April 6, 2020)

Survey: COVID-19 Brings U.S. Communities Together (Iowa Public Radio, April 6, 2020)

Poll: Americans choose saving lives over saving US economy (Rolla Daily News, April 4, 2020)

Coronavirus poll: Americans support drastic efforts to stop coronavirus, expect crisis to last for months in Public Agenda/USA TODAY/Ipsos poll (USA TODAY, April 3, 2020)

Despite Hardships, Americans See COVID-19 Bringing Communities Together, Survey Shows (Side Effects, April 3, 2020)

Poll: Halting Virus Is Bigger Priority Than Saving Economy (Newsmax, April 3, 2020)

Most believe stopping virus is larger priority than saving economy: poll (The Hill, April 3, 2020)

Poll: Americans Choose Saving Lives Over US Economy (Media Confidential, April 3, 2020)

Democratic, Republican voters actually agree on how to juice the economy. What's in the way? Politics. (USA TODAY, March 6, 2020)

science-based strategies to tame angry political debate and encourage tolerance (The Conversation, February 27, 2020)

How Social Determinants of Health Impact Pediatric No-Show Rates (Patient Engagement Hit, February 25, 2020)

Philanthropy's Role in Scaling Sounder Public Judgement (Medium, February 24, 2020)

Red and Blue America see eye-to-eye on one issue: the nation's health care system needs fixing (USA TODAY, February 7, 2020)

Americans Agree Health Care System Needs Fixing, New Survey Funds (WBUR, February 13, 2020)

Survey: Americans Agree Health Care System Needs Fixing (Side Effects, February 6, 2020)

Where Are All The Iowa Polls This Year? (FiveThirtyEight, January 31st, 2020)

Commentary: How to help New Yorkers compare health care options (New Canaan Advertiser, January 28th, 2020)

Republican and Democratic voters actually agree on many climate change fixes. So why no action? (USA TODAY, January 24, 2020)

Five myths about bipartisanship (The Washington Post, January 17, 2020)

Will Friedman: There is more common ground in America than you think (NewsRadio KTRH 740 AM, December 9, 2019)

Divided we fall? Americans see our angry political debate as 'a big problem' (USA TODAY, December 9, 2019)

Op-Ed: A Challenge to College Presidents (NJ Spotlight, November 19th, 2019)

Ethical College Admissions: Counseling vs. Coaching (Inside Higher Ed, November 11th, 2019)

USA TODAY NETWORK and Public Agenda to Explore the ‘Hidden Common Ground’ Among Citizens Leading to the 2020 Election (Yahoo!, November 11th, 2019)

Solving Higher Education’s Crisis Of Governance Means Changing How We Choose Governors (Forbes, November 15th, 2019)

Americans are ready for more meaningful democracy (Jefferson Center, August 26th, 2019)

The case for using polling data more regularly (The Grade, August 7th, 2019)

3 Provider Communication Strategies for Creating Patient Trust (Patient Engagement HIT, August 6th, 2019)

Patient Trust, Relationships Key in Pediatric SDOH Screenings (Patient Engagement HIT, August 5th, 2019)

Pediatric social determinants screening (Drivers of Health, August 5th, 2019)

Screening For Social Needs: What Do Parents Think? (Health Affairs, July 30th, 2019)

Residents Test Their Knowledge At Jamaica Bay Jeopardy (Canarsie Courier, July 30th, 2019)

Parents Talk About Social Needs Screening:Identify Trust as a Major Issue (Georgetown University Center for Children and Families, July 24th, 2019)

President Issues Executive Order Calling for Health Care Price Transparency (Society for Human Resource Management, June 26th, 2019)

Democrats' views on charters diverge by race as 2020 elections loom (Brookings, May 21st, 2019)

Quick Fix - Housing Affordability Panel (Politico, May 14th, 2019)

The Week Ahead in New York Politics, May 13 (Gotham Gazette, May 13th, 2019)

Price transparency is key to a functional health-care market (The Hill, April 17th, 2019)

New Visions: Subconscious tech vs conscious engagement; benefit apps that talk back; Zuck's conversion; and more. (Civic Hall, March 7th, 2019)

A human rights approach to the health implications of food and nutrition insecurity (Thrive Global, January 22nd, 2019)

A human rights approach to the health implications of food and nutrition insecurity (Thrive Global, January 22nd, 2019)

Why are so many college students returning home? (GreatSchools.org, January 9th, 2019)

How providers, patients could benefit from CMS' newly instated price transparency rule (Fierce Healthcare, January 4th, 2019)

Friedman: Is polling good for democracy? (Statesman News Network, September 4, 2016)

As Americans Shoulder More Health Care Costs, Survey Suggests Many Are Hungry For More And Better Price Information

March 17, 2015 | Comments Off on As Americans Shoulder More Health Care Costs, Survey Suggests Many Are Hungry For More And Better Price Information

Most Americans Already Seeking Information About Health Care Prices, Though Obstacles Remain DATE OF RELEASE: TUESDAY, MARCH 17TH, 2015 New York City — The majority of Americans have actively looked for information about the price of their health care, and many may be ready to choose less expensive care, according … Read more

Competency-Based Education Network Announces New Cohort Of Member Institutions

February 10, 2015 | Comments Off on Competency-Based Education Network Announces New Cohort Of Member Institutions

Thirteen institutions and two public systems representing 40 campuses join colleges and universities addressing shared challenges to designing, developing, and scaling high-quality competency-based degree programs. DATE OF RELEASE: TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 10TH, 2015 The Competency-Based Education Network (C-BEN) on Tuesday announced 15 new members. This cohort will join the network, supported by Lumina … Read more

Public Agenda Applauds Renewed Attention To Community Colleges, Urges Deeper Action

January 5, 2015 | Comments Off on Public Agenda Applauds Renewed Attention To Community Colleges, Urges Deeper Action

DATE OF RELEASE: THURSDAY, JANUARY 15TH, 2015 Public Agenda praises President Obama’s proposal for tuition-free community college as an important step toward reaffirming the role and purpose of higher education in our democracy. The organization warns, however, that cost is just one of the many factors the country must address … Read more

For-Profit Colleges Have Some Strengths, But Are They Worth The Cost?

February 10, 2014 | Comments Off on For-Profit Colleges Have Some Strengths, But Are They Worth The Cost?

Students and employers applaud for-profits on some counts, deeply skeptical on others, according to new research DATE OF RELEASE: MONDAY, FEBRUARY 10TH, 2014 NEW YORK CITY — Many students and employers remain unconvinced about the value of a for-profit college education, according to new research from Public Agenda. While for-profit students are … Read more

Creating Space for Youth in Nevada to Express, Lead, and Imagine

July 29, 2022 Comments Off on Creating Space for Youth in Nevada to Express, Lead, and Imagine

July 29, 2022 The pandemic affected individuals, households, and communities in ways never previously experienced. One of the groups most adversely affected by the pandemic were youth. As the American Psychological Association noted last year, “Children and youth have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic in unique ways. Disrupted academic … Read more

Community Voices for Health in Indiana: A Long Journey, A Long Road Ahead

July 29, 2022 Comments Off on Community Voices for Health in Indiana: A Long Journey, A Long Road Ahead

July 29, 2022 When the Community Justice and Mediation Center (CJAM) was awarded a Community Voices for Health (CVH) grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation in early 2020, they knew that the first step of creating lasting change in health policy is changing the public engagement process in Monroe … Read more

Putting Community Health Workers on the Map in Georgia

July 28, 2022 Comments Off on Putting Community Health Workers on the Map in Georgia

July 28, 2022 Community health workers (CHW) in Georgia have been essential in bridging the gap between patients and providers. While distrust is woven within many facets of medicine, CHWs help to unravel fear and apprehension as trusted members of their community. Natasha Taylor, Director of Policy and Access with … Read more

Strengthening Leadership in the African-American Community: Advancing a Culture of Health in Colorado

July 28, 2022 Comments Off on Strengthening Leadership in the African-American Community: Advancing a Culture of Health in Colorado

July 28, 2022 “We have some super enthusiastic folks that are already automatically taking initiative,” says Jeff Campbell, referring to participants of the People’s Health Empowerment Project (PHEP). PHEP is a collaboration-focused leadership program created by BeHeard Colorado, a Community Voices for Health (CVH) partnership between the Colorado Consumer Health … Read more

New Public Agenda Report: Americans Question the Value of Higher Education, but Overwhelmingly Agree on Solutions to Improve Access, Equity, and Affordability

July 11, 2022 Comments Off on New Public Agenda Report: Americans Question the Value of Higher Education, but Overwhelmingly Agree on Solutions to Improve Access, Equity, and Affordability

July 11, 2022 A cross-partisan majority supports straightforward solutions to improve public colleges, including state funding and programmatic flexibility   July 11, 2022, New York, NY –  Americans across political affiliations believe the nation’s public higher education systems aren’t living up to their promise of economic opportunity for students, according … Read more

Strengthening Community Health Planning During COVID-19 in New Mexico

July 8, 2022 Comments Off on Strengthening Community Health Planning During COVID-19 in New Mexico

July 8, 2022 The rapid spread of COVID-19 overwhelmed many healthcare institutions, putting local communities and healthcare providers in a precarious situation. New Mexico’s statewide network of health councils*, tasked with community health planning, were one the first responders to the COVID-19 pandemic in the state. The New Mexico Culture … Read more

New Public Agenda Report: Journalists React To The Media’s Role in Cross Partisan Divisiveness

June 23, 2022 Comments Off on New Public Agenda Report: Journalists React To The Media’s Role in Cross Partisan Divisiveness

June 23, 2022 Journalists Emphasize Institutional Norms Encourage Conflict-Based Reporting, Especially In Television To Provide More Nuanced Reporting, Journalists Need More Time And Resources   NEW YORK (June 23, 2022) – Journalists believe that divisive journalism simply reflects a divisive time, according to a newly released Hidden Common Ground report … Read more

Public Agenda Board Member Robert Y. Shapiro Receives AAPOR Award for Exceptional Achievement

May 31, 2022 Comments Off on Public Agenda Board Member Robert Y. Shapiro Receives AAPOR Award for Exceptional Achievement

May 31, 2022 Public Agenda is proud to announce that Robert Y. Shapiro, board member and Chair of the Audit Committee, was honored by the American Association for Public Opinion Research (AAPOR) as the 2022 recipient of their Award for Exceptionally Distinguished Achievement at the Association’s annual awards ceremony on … Read more

New Public Agenda Report: Teachers Are Being Left Out of Their Own Story

May 3, 2022 Comments Off on New Public Agenda Report: Teachers Are Being Left Out of Their Own Story

May 3, 2022 Only a Quarter of K-12 Education Articles Quote Teachers Two-thirds of K-12 Teachers Say the Media Impacts Morale and Educator Recruitment, According to Public Agenda’s “Teacher In The News” Project   NEW YORK (May 3, 2022) – Only a quarter of news media articles covering K-12 education … Read more

Organizing Citizen-Centered Conversations for Health Advocacy Efforts in Pennsylvania

March 28, 2022 Comments Off on Organizing Citizen-Centered Conversations for Health Advocacy Efforts in Pennsylvania

March 28, 2022 The lasting effects of the COVID-19 pandemic have cast a shadow over social and economic progress throughout the country. Hospitals and clinics were one the first industries that faced an increased demand of services, with decreasing capacity to address patients’ needs. Chester County, Pennsylvania, has felt this … Read more

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