The Project on Political Reform

Upcoming Programs and Events

 

Political Campaign Simulation

Conducted by American Majority, one of the nation's premier political training organizations. American Majority is on the right side of the political spectrum but liberals, conservatives and moderates are all welcome. Regardless of your political orientation, you'll find this campaign simulation fun, informative and entertaining. Friday, January 27, 2017 in the Student Lounge. Join us for this all day event. Registration will open in early January. More information coming soon.

 

Community Action Bureau Skills Development Sessions

The Community Action Bureau is hosting a series of professional development sessions during the fall quarter. The sessions focus on specific skills that will help ensure success and professional enrichment for students interested in CAB Fellowships, but you don't have to be an aspiring CAB fellow to attend. All Harris students are welcome.

The first session was held on Thursday November 10th.  Attendees discussed best practices for managing a non-profit organization and heard from Pat Mosena, President of Options for Youth, Inc. 

The second session was held on Tuesday November 29th.  The topic was Essential Technical Skills For Program Evaluation.  The program focused on crucial program evaluation techniques and skills, such as Basic Stata Analysis, LaTex, Information Systems Training, Survey Methodologies, etc.

Check back here soon for details on future sessions. 

For more information, contact Greg at gregorysmith18@uchicago.edu or Tade at mengesha@uchicago.edu.

 

  Across the Aisle Dinner

REGISTRATION NOW CLOSED.  BUT STAY TUNED. MORE ATA DINNERS TO COME.

Can Democrats and Republicans agree on ANY solutions to the seemingly intractable problems confronting the United States? Join this experiment in dialogue and help us find out. Our first dinner will be on Thursday January 26, 2017 when we take on the topic of Immigration Reform. Learn more >>>

 

Conference on the Electoral Process

This coming spring, PPR, the Center for Survey Methodology, the Associated Press NORC Center for Public Affairs Research and the Bipartisan Policy Center will convene a meeting of political consultants from both parties to discuss the current state of the electoral process. Political consultants are the principal custodians of the nation’s electoral system. They understand campaign processes and tactics better than almost anyone else and are constantly engaged in leveraging the system’s strength and exploiting its weaknesses. Yet their opinions and ideas are rarely sought by either researchers or reformers. Learn more  >>>