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Apr
15
Post 2020: The Future of Democracy
Webinar and Facebook Live Stream
7:30 pm
May
20
JOBS: The Future of Jobs in America
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7:30 pm

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Free Speech: Testing the Limits of the First Amendment

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Please share:This timely program addresses language as a weapon, hate speech, incitement, the internet, and how the first amendment is being tested. Speakers: Dr. Kurt Braddock is an Assistant Professor in the School of Communication at American University, where he…

The Electoral College: Is it time to replace it?

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Every four years, millions of Americans wonder why they choose their presidents through the Electoral College, an arcane institution that permits the loser of the popular vote to become president and narrows campaigns to swing states. Most Americans have long…

A Nation Divided and Polarized: Can We Discuss Solutions?

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A divided and polarized nation can be toxic to democracy. What has fostered the divide and can a bridge to civility and common ground be achieved? Join our distinguished experts for an important discussion that is critical to our nation’s…

Exploring the Misinformation Landscape

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The media news landscape is difficult to navigate and is fueled with false and manipulated information. Yet, to be a knowledgeable voter and engaged citizen requires credible trusted information and journalism. This program will explore journalism and news literacy and…

Dog whistle racism, race-class fusion politics, and our future

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Over the last half-century, the Republican Party has exploited social divisions—and racism in particular—to win power, and then has ruled primarily on behalf of the ultra-wealthy. Meanwhile, the Democratic Party has struggled to respond effectively and has even stooped to…

Understanding Systemic Racism and Challenges for Policy Change

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Racism has been the underside of America throughout our history. The manner with which we have treated Racism has led to our current moment. How we acknowledge and confront Racism today will have a major impact on our future. This…

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Peggy LaScala

Great topics and speakers. I learn so much at every event! I am particularly pleased with the nonpartisan, respectful tone of the discussions. The audience asks good questions and the conversations are lively and engaging. I can't think of another forum that makes it so easy to learn about the issues that impact me and my family.

Ruth Kramer

Facts matter more than ever and Network for Responsible Public Policy is committed to providing credible nonpartisan information about public policy topics. The speakers are experts in their fields. The newsletters provide thought-provoking articles. It is a unique organization that is dedicated to educating as many people as possible so we have an informed electorate.

Louis Milgrom

I have attended a good handful of NFRPP presentations and have always found the quality of the speakers and their insights to be stimulating points of conversation and inspiration. The caliber and credentials of the guest speakers is truly impressive - great minds with real insights into our current state of Democracy. I urge everyone to attend. If you are interested in better understanding our government and what is happening on the public stage - and behind the scenes, this is a forum for you.

Michele Hickey

NFRPP does an excellent job of providing credible, non-partisan education programs on important issues. Their programs help me to become a more informed voter.

Vincent LaScala

I treasure the Network for Responsible Public Policy. It consistently presents well informed, committed speakers on topics that I care about. The venue, Fairleigh Dickinson University, is convenient and accommodating. I look forward to meetings every month.

Jayne Sosland

FACTS MATTER. That should really be the name of this organization because it is the back bone of its mission. They offer these programs at no cost and they need to be recognized for providing a crucial service to their fellow citizens especially in these very polarized times.

Ilene Kahn

NFRPP does all the heavy lifting to bring insightful and thought-provoking speakers together to discuss issues that effect us all. I usually take tons of notes at each event and, like a disciple, share what I have learned to engage others in the issues. NFRRP makes me feel well educated with multiple sides explored to help break down complex topics. The people who attend ask great questions and NFRPP always encourages dialog. And, when I cannot get to the live event, I can always see the video on their site. My local League of Women Voters financially supports this very important organization.

Gene Cornell

I've worked with NFRPP to bring knowledgeable speakers to the public on the important issues we face today. The goal of NFRPP is to provide the public with the facts and information it needs to make intelligent decisions. The organization is non-partisan, focused only on providing evidence-based material for decision-makers and voters. Speakers have included Nobel laureates, distinguished academics, policymakers, and persons deeply involved in the issues of our day. Given the proliferation of bad and misleading information around the world, doing this is more important than ever.

Amanda J. Nesheiwat

Network for Responsible Public Policy does an amazing job creating public forums and events with subject matter experts. Every time I attend an educational event put together by NFRPP, I come away with more knowledge on topics I care about, and more equipped with spreading that knowledge with others. Organizations like NFRPP are so needed because they truly provide a service to help responsibly and reliably educate the public about important matters at a time when communities are hesitant about where they get their information.

Stephen Summers

NFRPP offers its members the environment to hear major thought leaders objectively talk about the issues, and to engage the audience directly on questions they might have. It's refreshing to get information about public policy free of all the external noise.

 

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