Upcoming Events:

Is the Problem of Freedom of Speech Soluble?
Tuesday, March 20, 2018 | 5:30 pm | MMC Athenaeum

Hate: Why We Should Resist it with Free Speech, Not Censorship
Thursday, April 5, 2018 | 5:30 pm | MMC Athenaeum

Media Trends: The Profitless and the Non-Profits
Thursday, April 26, 2018 | 5:30 pm | MMC Athenaeum


Recent Events:

The California Comeback
John A. Pérez
February 13, 2018 | 11:45 am | MMC Athenaeum

California Squashes its Young: How the Golden State’s Economic Policies are Driving Out a New Generation
Joel Kotkin
February 7, 2018 | 5:30 pm | MMC Athenaeum

The 2016 Election One Year Later
Michael Nelson, John J. Pitney, Andrew E. Busch

Tuesday, November 7, 2017 | 5:30 pm | MMC Atheaneum

Policy Research and Political Challenges
Deborah Gonzalez ’85
Monday, November 6, 2017

Why Free Speech Matters on Campus
Keith E. Whittington
Thursday, October 26, 2017 | 11:45 am | MMC Athenaeum

New Media Models for Civic Engagement: From Marconi to Snapchat
Tracy Westen
Tuesday, September 19, 2017 | 5:30 pm | MMC Athenaeum

A New Vision for the City of Pomona
Tim Sandoval
Thursday, April 27, 2017 | 11:45 am | MMC Athenaeum

Featured Projects

Video Voter
Presents balanced and objective information to voters about upcoming California initiatives in short videos.

The Miller Initiative Database
Provides information on all statewide initiatives adopted by voters in the United States from 1904 through 2013.

The Kosmont-Rose Institute Cost of Doing Business Survey
This annual survey collects and analyzes data on fees, taxes, costs, and incentives that contribute to the cost of doing business in cities in the western United States.




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