2016

#cgafridays Return - Register for a Making Ends Meet Forum Today!

Common Ground for Action, KF and NIF's new platform for online deliberation, has been steadily growing over the past year.

Introducing College Presidents on Higher Education and Its Civic Purposes

Kettering has recently begun working with college presidents to move beyond their administrative and fundraising roles and provide new leadership for civic engagement—to act as “public philosophers” for their institutions. Beginning with a meeting with a small group of college presidents in July 2015, we found that these presidents were indeed eager to take leadership on themes of democracy and civic engagement on their campuses and with their stakeholders. This blog series offers a space to gather and present their thoughts.

Template for Campus Conversations on Democracy

Kettering has recently begun working with college presidents to move beyond their administrative and fundraising roles and provide new leadership for civic engagement. Beginning with a meeting with a small group of college presidents in July 2015, we found that these presidents were indeed eager to take leadership on themes of democracy and civic engagement on their campuses and with their stakeholders.

Dr. Harold H. Saunders, 1930-2016

Harold H. Saunders, assistant secretary of state in the Carter administration and the recently retired director of international affairs at the Kettering Foundation, has died.

6 More Opportunities to Participate in Online Forums In the Next 2 Weeks

Six more chances to try online Common Ground for Action forums that will be part of Kettering's annual report to policymakers, A Public Voice.

Livestreaming A Public Voice 2016: Join Us For Early Insights from Nationwide Deliberations

As of March 31, there have been more than 250 in-person and online forums on Making Ends Meet and Health Care Costs.