In the Media

Health

We partner with organizations dedicated to improved health outcomes and smart policy design to improve the way our systems work for patients and providers alike.

  • What is a citizens’ jury and why is Canberra having one? – ABC Radio Canberra, 28 August 2017

Media, Elections, and Democracy

We help amplify the voice of citizens and work with media partners to create substantive, issue-based election coverage.

  • Willmar Community Assembly Begins – West Central Tribune, 19 September 2017
  • Hamline Alum Partners with Professor Schultz on Citizen Assemblies Project – Hamline, 12 August 2016
  • Figuring out the Facts Behind Political Ads, Speeches, Debates — and Folklore – WKSU, 9 May 2016
  • Akron group wants to change election coverage – The Buchtelite, 27 April 2016
  • Ohio media join forces to give voters more of a voice – Toledo Blade, 27 April 2016
  • University of Akron receives Knight Foundation grant for Informed Citizen Akron project – Crain’s Cleveland Business, 26 April 2016
  • How Informed Citizen Akron will improve elections coverage in Ohio – Knight Foundation, 26 April 2016
  • Ohio voters are disgusted with politics – Akron Beacon Journal, 2 January 2016
  • Ohio news media get the message and will cover politics differently in 2016 – Akron Beacon Journal, 2 January 2016
  • Akron-area millenials could transform the electorate – if they vote – The News Outlet, 14 December 2015
  • Local Politics and the Malaise of the Millennials – Governing, 12 October 2015
  • Millenials invited to discuss mayoral election at ‘Up for Debate Ohio!’ – WKSU, 20 August 2015
  • Effort begins to engage young voters in Akron mayoral election – Knight Foundation, 30 July 2015
  • Jefferson Center’s plan to engage young voters wins Knight News Challenge award – Minnpost, 23 July 2015
  • Former Secretary of State Mark Ritchie joins Jefferson Center Board – Minnpost, 30 March 2015
  • Students to supply questions for Tuesday night’s Secretary of State candidate forum – Minnpost, 17 October 2014
  • Secretary of State forum gave a refreshing take on campaign politics and civil discourse – Minnpost, 10 October 2014

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