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Madison Students Investigate School Safety Through Deliberative Democracy

From May 21st to 25th, 10th-grade students at La Follette High School in Madison will have the opportunity to dive deeper into a hotly debated current issue: whether the Madison School Board should renew its contract for educational resource officers (EROs) at district high schools.

Oregon Citizens’ Initiative Review Named Top 10 Program by Harvard’s Ash Awards

For the second time, the Oregon Citizens' Initiative Review has been named a Top 10 Innovations in American Government recipient by Harvard's Kennedy School of Government.

“Citizens’ Initiative Review” Demonstrates Potential for Public Engagement in Initiative Process

Davenport Institute for Public Engagement and Civic Leadership PRESS RELEASE What: For the first time in state history, the Citizens’...

CITIZEN PANELIST SELECTION PROCESS BEGINS FOR UPCOMING CITIZENS’ INITIATIVE REVIEW

(Portland, OR) — Oregon’s unique Citizens’ Initiative Review Commission has sent a special mailing to 10,000 randomly selected registered voters...