Be bold like the Roosevelts – join our policy committees

“The 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:

These are working group meetings — bring laptops, beers, pens, pencils, books, and/or whatever resources you can muster.

Here are the details:
I. Law Enforcement Committee:

II. Housing Committee

III. Civics Education Committee (PENDING INTEREST)

  • When: April 21 at 6:30pm
  • Where: 38 Chauncy St, Suite 700, Boston
  • What: With Brenna Kearns facilitating, come help review what we learned during the Generation Citizen event and determine next steps. IMPORTANT: this committee will only meet with enough responses, so be sure to click on the link below to let us know you are coming.
  • Click here to let us know you’re in:

This is the first attempt at these types of meetings, so come and be a part of a Roosevelt Institute experiment. We look forward to seeing what comes next!

We need a more diverse brain trust

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