Be bold like the Roosevelts – join our policy committees

β€œThe country needs and unless I mistake its temper the country demands bold persistent experimentation. It is common sense to take a method and try it. If it fails admit it frankly and try another. But above all try something.” – Franklin Delano Roosevelt

Come try something new for Roosevelt Institute | Boston – general committee meetings.

You policy wonks and fierce advocates will meet informally to learn the history of an issue and determine our next steps.

Here’s how it works: you choose a committee from the list below, you e-mail us by clicking on the links provided, and you show up. Attendance qualifies towards membership. (Questions? Email Alex:

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Civics Education Event Recap

We had a great event last Thursday with Generation Citizen. Thanks to everyone who came out. Leila Quinn explained the work that her organization is doing around promoting civics education in Massachusetts schools. The state’s Foundation Budget Review Commission is currently determining school funding priorities for Massachusetts. Generation Citizen is calling on the Commission to ensure funding for civics education programs.

Even if you didn’t make it to the event, you can still help out right now. All you have to do is:

Another way you can get involved is by attending Generation Citizen’s Civics Day at the State House on Friday, May 8. If you’re interested, please RSVP by emailing Gillian at

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