NATIONAL INSTITUTE FOR CIVIL DISCOURSE

Transforming incivility and political dysfunction to strengthen American democracy

 

“Our founding fathers had a deep and abiding belief in self-governance:
the idea that power ultimately resides in the voices and wisdom of the people.

- Dr. Carolyn J. Lukensmeyer

 

 

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Elected Officials

  

CONGRESS

CONGRESS IS MORE POLARIZED
— along ideological lines —
THAN IT'S EVER BEEN IN HISTORY

AMERICANS CITED
— GOVERNMENT —
AS THE COUNTRY'S TOP PROBLEM

 

 

MANY OF OUR NATION'S ELECTED OFFICIALS BEGIN THEIR CAREER IN STATE LEGISLATURE

CONGRESS IS NO LONGER A PLACE WERE A FRESHMAN CAN LEARN HOW TO BUILD TRUST ACROSS THE AISLE

 

 

 

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78% of Americans think incivility and political dysfunction is standing in the way of moving our nation forward. Get involved to help identify solutions and strengthen American democracy