Encouraging citizens to participate in our democracy by promoting campaign finance reform, ethical government, fair elections, and an independent judiciary.
Myths and Facts About Gun Violence The toll gun violence takes on communities is preventable
Paths to Opportunity for Lower-Wage Workers and Their Employers
Our Schools Poll: Chicagoans Support Their Teachers
FEATURED NEWS: We Can’t Pass Up This Chance To End Violence Read Ellen Alberding's Op-Ed
Gerrymandering – the drawing of districts to promote particular interests rather than the fair representation of citizens – is as old as the Republic. But new technologies have made it a fine art, reducing choice and competition in elections and undermining the public’s sense of the importance of voting. The Joyce Foundation has supported thoughtful efforts to address this problem through open and nonpartisan redistricting procedures
Joyce supported report finds that 43% of campaign contributions come from non-candidate groups.
Report Released at Paul Simon Public Policy Institute Symposium.
Joyce Foundation staff speaks during philanthropy conference in Chicago April 7-9 in Chicago
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