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.

  • Community discusses solutions to opioid epidemic at final Your Voice Ohio event – The Vindicator, 25 October 2017
  • Community wants answers, solutions – Tribune Chronicle, 24 October 2017
  • Willmar Assembly looks at ways to increase civic participation – West Central Tribune, 24 October 2017
  • Community members, journalists meet to tackle opioid epidemic – The Vindicator, 23 October 2017
  • Youngstown community and media meet to talk solutions on the opioid epidemic – 21 WFMJ, 23 October 2017
  • Vindy, other media seek solutions to opioid crisis – The Vindicator, 10 October 2017
  • 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

Climate

We’re helping local communities develop solutions to the threats of extreme weather and a changing climate.

  • The Talking Cure – Sierra Magazine, 18 December 2017
  • Talking About Climate Change in Trump Country – Sierra Magazine, 14 December 2017
  • Winona County Energy Conservation Program Powered by Collaboration – Sustain Winona, 8 December 2017
  • Water, energy key issues in Winona County climate report Winona Post, 27 July 2016
  • Collaborating for the Community: Winona Climate Dialogue Convenes – Rural Climate Network, 15 March 2016
  • Climate change in Winona: Forum finds challenges, opportunities for economy, environment – Winona Daily News, 13 March 2016
  • Citizens debate rural climate change – Winona Post, 9 March 2016
  • WSHS students learn about climate change – Rural Climate Network, 3 March 2016
  • Group Aims to Add MN Rural Voices to Climate Policies – Public News Service, 3 March 2016
  • ‘Going to make a difference here’: Three day Winona County Climate Dialogue begins – Winona Daily News, 3 March 2016
  • ‘Not about Winona, about the world’: WSHS students learn about climate change –Winona Daily News, 24 February 2016
  • Crafting Rural Solutions: Participants sought for Rural Climate Dialogue – Winona Daily News, 29 January 2016
  • Winona County picked for rural climate talk – Winona Post, 18 January 2016
  • Engaging Minnesotans in global climate talks – Minnpost, 2 July 2015
  • Itasca County Climate Dialogue: Day Three – Rural Climate Network, 16 May 2015
  • Itasca County Climate Dialogue: Day Two – Rural Climate Network, 15 May 2015
  • Itasca County Climate Dialogue: Day One – Rural Climate Network, 14 May 2015
  • Grand Rapids High School hosts climate conversation – School District 318, 16 April 2015
  • Student climate change concerns – Rural Climate Network, 16 April 2015
  • One Rural Community Responds to Climate Change – Rural Climate Network, 19 June 2014
  • Morris Climate Dialogue: Day Three – Rural Climate Network, 14 June 2014
  • Morris Climate Dialogue: Day Two – Rural Climate Network, 13 June 2014
  • Morris Climate Dialogue: Day One – Rural Climate Network, 12 June 2014
  • How Will MN Small Towns Weather the Increase in Weather Extremes? – Public News Service, 12 June 2014
  • Morris citizens to discuss responses to extreme weather in first Rural Climate Dialogue – Morris Sun Tribune, 9 June 2014
  • A rural response to climate change – Twin Cities Daily Planet, 14 May 2014