What We Do
IPS is a progressive think tank dedicated to building a more equitable, ecologically sustainable, and peaceful society. In partnership with dynamic social movements, we turn transformative policy ideas into action.
The president hopes to punish sanctuary cities with his imagined flood of violent undocumented immigrants but the reality is very different.
- April 24 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm at Institute for Policy Studies
A presentation on the effectiveness of school based RJ practices on fostering student voices and how youth empowerment adds to educational settings.
- April 25 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm at Wsahington Waldorf School
A community discussion that will include background history of Palestine and Palestinians, US policy in the Middle East, its impact on Palestinian rights, what the different is and what's not about Trump's Middle East policy, and why we call Israeli policy towards the Palestinians "apartheid."
- April 28 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm at Busboys & Poets – 14th & V
A powerfully candid portrait of a group of police, citizens, community leaders, and government officials during three years of unparalleled violence in Baltimore, followed by a Q&A coordinated by IPS Board Chair Tope Folarin with Local Initiatives Support Corporation.
- April 30 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm at James Madison Memorial Building, LIbrary of Congress
Recognizing Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II for outstanding and brave leader in the fields Marc was passionate about, including peace, social reconstruction, art, and politics.
- June 25 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm at The Mayflower Hotel
A conference about the agenda geared towards combating inequality and raising living standards for the vast majority.
Help IPS turn progressive policy ideas into action.
Everyone has a right to thrive on a planet where all communities are equitable, democratic, peaceful, and sustainable. Together, we must speak truths to power and challenge the structures that keep us from realizing our full potential as human beings, members of society, and keepers of this planet.