Discovering a New Path
The Public Leadership Education Network’s week-long Women in Global Policy seminar was the perfect marriage of my interests in people, why we do what we do, and how our choices play out on the world stage. Before attending PLEN, like most people I thought the only careers for young people in Washington D.C. were on Capitol Hill. Soon after the seminar’s first panel discussion, I quickly discovered that the nature of policy work requires every kind of person at the table. The seminar was a time to recognize the different backgrounds of the speakers and see where their strengths helped them in their careers and in life.
We’ve moved! Find the latest Research and Policy Institute updates on the NASPA blog!
Starting in late April, 2019, the NASPA Research and Policy Institute blog has been merged into the NASPA blog! Check us out there: http://www.naspa.org/about/blog
Meet the #CLDE19 Interns: Matea, Samantha, and Steven
We are thrilled to introduce the three student interns for the 2019 Civic Learning and Democratic Engagement (CLDE) Meeting (#CLDE19). As Matea, Samantha, and Steven introduce themselves below, please know that together they represent a vested interest in civic engagement among students in our networks to engage meaningfully on our campuses, in our classrooms, in our broader communities, and in our democracy.
New Professionals and Graduate Students Knowledge Community Program Guide for NASPA19
Each year for the NASPA Annual Conference, the New Professionals and Graduate Students Knowledge Community (NPGSKC) develops a program guide designed to draw attendees’ attention to programs, events, and other information of particular interest to attendees looking to engage with new professional and graduate student related-content.
2019 Civic Learning and Democratic Engagement (CLDE) Meeting Student Intern Opportunity
In order to encourage student participation in the 2019 Civic Learning and Democratic Engagement (CLDE19) Meeting, AASCU’s the American Democracy Project and the NASPA LEAD Initiative are proud to offer the opportunity for three students to have a voice on the planning committee.
Rethinking Nonpartisanship in an Increasingly Divisive Era
When our peers make a statement, we need to seek to understand their perspective and to ask them how they know that their statement is true. This is a question I’ve struggled with my whole life. How do I know the things I know? How do I know if I know the right things? I think these are questions we should all be asking ourselves, but more importantly we should be asking them of one another.