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.
Representatives Ilhan Omar, Rashida Tlaib, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, and Ayanna Pressley fight hard for their constituents in the face of racist attacks.
While the funding level is much higher than we need, the NDAA the House just passed takes important steps toward ending wars, preventing dangerous military conflicts, and protecting human rights.
Conservatives may deny it, or say it’s a thing of the past. But, hate groups are still flying their Betsy Ross flag right next to their Confederate one.
Reports and Resources
- August 5 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm at Emergence Community Arts Collective
IPS joins FICA-DC, BYP100, Sanctuary DMV, and La ColectiVA to host the DC premeire of Eva Lewis‘ film about a rural border town of Arivaca, Arizona resisting the repression of U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and ICE.
- August 15 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm at Institute for Policy Studies
A unique interactive session on how movements for justice have successfully applied media other than speech successfully in actions against racism, xenophobia, fascism and sexism.
- October 3 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm at Carnegie Institution
Mark your calendars and get Early Bird tickets for the Institute for Policy Studies' 43rd Annual Letelier-Moffitt Human Rights Gala to lift up new champions of the human rights movement featuring special guest speakers and performances!
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.