Upcoming CIRs in Aug-Sept 2018

Posted by on July 6, 2018 in CIR research collaborative | 0 comments

There will be two Citizens’ Initiative Reviews this year.

In Oregon, a regional CIR is being run by¬†Healthy Democracy, in partnership with Portland State University, Oregon Kitchen Table, and/or the University of Oregon Journalism School. That CIR will study¬†an affordable housing bond measure referred to voters by the Metro Council–the regional government around Portland. It’ll happen August 23-26, and if anyone is interested in attending, let me–John Gastil (jgastil@psu.edu) know–so I can assist with research protocols.

The other CIR will happen in Boston Massachusetts on September 12-15. Details are still forthcoming on that one, but a research team is already in place to observe it. Even so, let me know if you want to join the team.

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