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An assessment of Michigan's redistricting process

Dec 5, 2022
In the aftermath of the first election that used newly-drawn districts in Michigan, created by an independent citizen’s commission, the Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy and the Program in Practical Policy Engagement hosted a Policy Talk to...
CLOSUP Lecture Series, Policy Talks @ the Ford School

Approved, and now voted on: What we’ve learned after the first election under Michigan’s new redistricting process

Nov 30, 2022, 7:00-8:30 pm EST
Michigan's new approach to redistricting by an independent citizens commission has now come full circle, from signature gathering for the statewide ballot initiative in 2018, to strong statewide support in that fall's election, creation of the Michigan Independent Citizens Redistricting Commission, their work drawing new districts with extraordinary input from Michigan citizens, and now the new districts being used for the first time in the 2022 elections.  Join us for a final webinar in our redistricting series, to look back at this consequential change in state policy and to review how this new approach played out this fall, including its impacts on races and election outcomes, and how it compares to experiences in other states.   
Policy Talks @ the Ford School

Michigan redistricting: Making public hearings fair and effective

Apr 20, 2021, 7:00-8:00 pm EDT
Hear from a panel of redistricting experts and commissioners sharing lessons learned, tips, and plans, as the Michigan Independent Citizens Redistricting Commission prepares for fair and effective public hearings scheduled for May and June.
Conversations Across Differences, Policy Talks @ the Ford School

Representatives Debbie Dingell and Fred Upton: Voices from across the aisle

Feb 18, 2019, 4:00-5:20 pm EST
Weill Hall, Annenberg Auditorium (1120)
The conversation will consider the opportunities for and obstacles to bipartisan cooperation, while also tackling in thoughtful dialogue some of the most pressing issues currently dividing the two parties.

Kumar Garg: Science for the people

Jan 26, 2022 1:01:38

Former assistant director of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy Kumar Garg and director of the Science, Technology, and Public Policy program Shobita Parthasarathy discuss deploying science, technology, and data for the p