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Race and Education Cohort

The Polis Institute will be facilitating the upcoming Race and Education Cohort on June 13th. Cohorts are a yearlong program, where each cohort will consist of 6-10 influencers. Cohorts are open to all interested participants and capped at 10 in

Job Oportuinties Available

The Polis Institute through a partnership with Americorps is looking for two motivated individuals to fill the following positions. Academic Support Coordinator Must be comfortable w/ students of all grade levels as prioritized by identified

Polis Stakeholder Accountability Model

Polis Institute designs solutions to social problems by valuing the perspectives of everyone with a stake in addressing the problem. We serve our three stakeholder groups (Residents, Investors, and Service Providers) in a parallel process —as

Why Place Based?

In 2015, Dr. Risa Lavizzo-Mourey, president of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, issued a statement that “a child’s life expectancy is predicted more by his ZIP code than his genetic code.” In the United States, the 12th richest country in

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