The NICD facilitates large scale change in the behavior and ideology of people and systems. We seek to return our country to its founding ideal: that government must be of the people, by the people, and for the people. The media, citizens, and elected officials all have roles to play in establishing a more positive and productive direction for American democracy.
We build powerful networks of institutions and experts that are dedicated to advancing civility. We launch creative strategies for engaging new constituencies. Research guides all of our work to ensure we maximize the effectiveness and efficiency of our initiatives. Click on a program to learn more.