Report examines redistricting in the Great Lakes region and offers a framework to improve the process.
Encouraging citizens to participate in our democracy by promoting campaign finance reform, ethical government, fair elections, and an independent judiciary.
How teacher quality became a national priority.
Myths and Facts About Gun Violence The toll gun violence takes on communities is preventable
Americans Agree. We must protect the Great Lakes.
Survey: Opportunity for Lower-Wage Workers and Their Employers
The Goal: Preserve and strengthen those values and qualities that are the foundation of a healthy democratic political system: honesty, fairness, transparency, accountability, competition, and informed citizen participation. Accordingly, the Foundation seeks to create political cultures in Illinois, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio and Wisconsin that make it possible for more citizens, not just those who are wealthy and well connected, to run for public office; offer voters real candidate and policy choices at election time; protect voting rights; respect the independence and impartiality of the courts; promote the public’s right to know about government operations and decisions; guarantee the fairness and reliability of elections; and provides citizens with the information needed to make reasoned decisions.
Support organizations and coalitions in the Midwest to:
Joyce Foundation Awards $13.7 Million in Grants to Advance Policies on Climate Change, Great Lakes Protection, Gun Violence Prevention, and Workforce Development
In April, 50 grants totaling $10.2 million were approved by the Joyce Foundation Board of Directors to further address pressing economic and social challenges.
Democracy Program Director, George Cheung, penned a blog, featured in the Stanford Social Innovation Review.
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