NIFI Blog

Subscribe to receive blog notifications by logging in and going to the account subscriptions page

A PUBLIC VOICE IS NEXT WEEK, AND WE NEED YOU

NIFI is very proud to be partnering with Kettering Foundation to highlight the work of the NIF network next week. As of today, there have been more than 150 Safety and Justice forums held around the country—a hugely impressive achievement, and all due to you, the NIF network! We want your work recognized for the immense value it creates for communities and democracy as a whole, which is why we’re taking it to Capitol Hill next Tuesday.

Read more
  • Safety and Justice deliberation, Lawson State College
  • Safety and Justice issue guide cover

"Safety and Justice" Deliberative Forums at Lawson State Community College, Birmingham, Alabama

A deliberative forum held on February 28, 2017, at Lawson State Community College in Birmingham, Alabama, focused on the National Issues Forums Institute (NIFI) issue guide, Safety and Justice: How Should Communities Reduce Violence?. The forum was just one part of a larger project intended to introduce deliberation to the teacher education curriculum and to campus life.

Read more
  • Gregg Kaufman
  • Safety and Justice guide cover

Article by Gregg Kaufman in The Florida Times-Union, Jacksonville.com

The Florida Times-Union published an article by Gregg Kaufman in the online Jacksonville.com on January 30, 2017. In the article, titled Public meetings will address police-community relations,  Kaufman describes the purpose and structure of public deliberative forums and some background about the Kettering Foundation and the National Issues Forums Institute (NIFI) efforts to promote public deliberation.

Read more

Pages