PolicyOptions.org Network- Planning Next Steps with Local Bureaus
Presentation during the 2015 Fall Bonner Directors' Meeting by Robert Hackett.
Published on: Mar 4, 2016
Transcripts - PolicyOptions.org Network- Planning Next Steps with Local Bureaus
Planning Next Steps with Local Bureaus
Fall 2015 Directors Meeting
• What’s working best?
• What are our challenges with students,
faculty & community partners?
• What are collaboration opportunities across
How can we support collaboration on…?
• Issue Briefs using the wiki
• News Digests & Directory at
✓ national level
✓ state level where multiple bureaus are
operating (e.g., NJ with Camden, Trenton, New
Brunswick, and Newark)
How can we improve training resources on how to…?
✓ Research, write, and present a PolicyOptions Issue
Briefs, with a focus on model program proﬁles
✓ Identify sources and select relevant policy news
✓ Incorporate PolicyOptions Issue Briefs into courses
where policy research methodology is taught
✓ Work with community partners to develop issue
brief research opportunities
How can we connect participating….?
✓ Students working on bureaus and/or issue
✓ Staff supporting local bureaus and faculty
✓ Faculty teaching courses or advising
We need to….
✓ Identifying collaboratives and other groups with
✓ Recruit “issue experts” to review PolicyOptions Issue
✓ Revisit the design of PolicyOptions.org
✓ Decide if/how we can generate sufﬁcient interest in