Michigan EPFP Links & Publications
Michigan EPFP Publications
Public Policy Primer A Public Policy Primer: How to Get Off the Sidelines and Into the Game. David C. Hollister. On Organizing On Organizing: A Simple Recipe for Social Change is a Web Book authored by former Lansing, MI, Mayor David C. Hollister.
Michigan EPFP Links
Citizens Research Council of Michigan The Citizens Research Council of Michigan is a privately funded, not-for-profit public affairs research organization, founded in 1916. For over 80 years, the objective of CRC has been to provide factual, unbiased, independent information on significant issues concerning state and local government organization and finance. Education Policy Center at Michigan State University The center engages in outreach activities aimed at improving the quality of education for students at all levels of Michigan's education system, from early childhood through post-secondary education. Institute for Educational Leadership The Institute for Educational Leadership's (IEL) mission is to improve education -- and the lives of children and their families -- through positive and visionary change. Institute for Public Policy and Social Research The Institute for Public Policy and Social Research is the nonpartisan public policy network at Michigan State University, dedicated to connecting legislators, scholars, and practitioners through on-site research, lively policy forums, and political leadership instruction. Inside Michigan Politics Inside Michigan Politics (IMP) is self-described as "the fastest growing state-based bi-weekly political newsletter in the country." Mackinac Center for Public Policy The Mackinac Center for Public Policy is a nonpartisan research and educational organization devoted to improving the quality of life for all Michigan citizens by promoting sound solutions to state and local policy questions. Michigan In Brief Michigan In Brief is a reference document about Michigan state government and public policy published by Public Sector Consultants (PSC), Inc. Michigan Prospect
The mission of the Michigan Prospect is to connect citizens and government in order to advance a just and humane democratic society. Michigan Prospect encourages the development of sound public policies and effective public institutions through informed debate.
National EPFP The Institute for Educational Leadership's (IEL) main EPFP website. Public Agenda Public Agenda is a nonpartisan, nonprofit public opinion research and citizen education organization based in New York City. It was founded in 1975 by social scientist and author Daniel Yankelovich and former Secretary of State Cyrus Vance. Public Policy Associates Serving clients throughout the United States, Public Policy Associates provides high caliber, thoughtful policy research that results in strategies of value in the real world. PPA is known for expertise in a broad range of topics, credibility with policy decision makers across the nation, and analytical approaches to problems. Public Sector Consultants Public Sector Consultants (PSC), Inc., is a private Michigan corporation, specializing in policy research; opinion polling; health, environmental, educational, and economic analysis; and strategic planning. US-China Study Tours In October 2007 IEL and EPFP co-sponsored, in partnership with Michigan State University's College of Education and the US-China Center for Research on Educational Excellence, an international study tour to China.