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Please Help Us and Complete Our New Issue Guide Survey

Issue guides are at the center of the National Issues Forum Institute’s efforts to engage concerned citizens around discussing actionable solutions for our nation’s most pressing issues, such as health care affordability and social security reforms. They provide the unbiased facts, research and potential solutions to spark a discussion about solving these types of national challenges. We think of them as study guides for your forums.

Making deliberation easier, more accessible

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  • Deliberating in Washington, DC

Coinciding with Pope Francis' Visit, Church Bishops Meet in Washington, DC and Use NIF Guides to Deliberate about "America's Energy Future"

Coinciding with Pope Francis' visit today, the Episcopal Church and Evangelical Lutheran Church in America bishops are meeting in Washington, DC. The conference theme is Deliberative Discipleship – Deliberative Democracy. Groups are deliberating today using the National Issues Forums (NIF) issue guide, America's Energy Future: How Can We Take Charge?

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Watch the Video Preview - "America's Energy Future: How Can We Take Charge?"

America's Energy Future: How Can We Take Charge? is a new "starter video" preview that is now available to watch online at the National Issues Forums (NIF) YouTube channel. This two-and-a-half-minute video gives an overview of the material presented in the NIF issue guide of the same title, and makes a great introduction to the issue for groups participating in a deliberative forum.

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