KF News and Ideas

Beyond the Facts: Public Journalism and Deliberative Democracy

In October 2020, we invited S. J. Min, associate professor of communication studies at Pace University, to share his work on the intertwined futures of democracy and journalism.

Democracy and Civic Life: What Is the Long Game for Philanthropy?

Webinar | Reimagining Democracy: Philanthropy’s Long-Term Role

WATCH: NASPAA 2020 Panel Focuses on With the People

In October, a group of faculty members who have participated in KF research exchanges held a virtual roundtable presentation as part of the NASPAA (Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration) annual conference.

Hidden Common Ground: Mathews Publishes New Op-Ed in USA TODAY

Kettering Foundation president David Mathews authored an op-ed piece published October 20 on the website of USA TODAY. The article is tied to the conclusion of the Hidden Common Ground initiative, a collaboration by the USA TODAY Network, Public Agenda, National Issues Forums Institute, the America Amplified public radio collaborative, and Kettering. 

Kettering and NIFI: Developing Materials for Deliberation

By Brad Rourke

Public Work and Higher Education in These Pandemic Times

By Paul C. Pribbenow
President, Augsburg University (MN)

Safety, Justice, and Policing: Insights from 2017 Forums That Speak to Today

A report from the Kettering Foundation and the National Issues Forums Network.

CGA and Zoom Technologies: Deliberation in the Era of COVID-19    

By Maura Casey, Senior Associate, Kettering Foundation 

NIFI Releases New Materials on Health Care Costs

The Kettering Foundation and the National Issues Forums Institute (NIFI) are pleased to announce the publication of a new issue guide, Health Care: How Can We Bring Costs Down While Getting the Care We Need?