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Policy for the Public Good

 

At the Institute, process matters. We don’t purport to have the answer to the complex challenges facing our world, but believe we can solve them together.

For over 20 years, our team of dedicated public servants has addressed social and community issues using unbiased, fact-based approaches to develop and implement fair and effective public policies. We bring together diverse stakeholders - including the public, elected officials, state agencies, educators, nonprofit providers, advocacy organizations, and impacted individuals - to drive positive change.

As a non-partisan organization, we take pride in being a respected and visible part of Connecticut, conducting ethical scientific research and transparently sharing our findings. We nurture a constant curiosity through events like conferences, forums, and training sessions to promote ongoing dialogue and collective growth.

 

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Children with Incarcerated Parents to hold “Community Connections” event at UConn Hartford

Children with Incarcerated Parents

Children of Incarcerated Parents “Community Connections” event rescheduled for Saturday, June 15th at UConn Hartford.

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Bill 5500 pass in Senate

Connecticut Sentencing Commission

Connecticut Sentencing Commission contributions to Bill 5500 pass in Senate.
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Ken Barone joins panel at CHRO event

Racial Profiling Prohibition Project

Ken Barone joins panel at CHRO event
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Andrew Clark

IMRP’s Andrew Clark testifies at the CGA

Appropriations Committee Meeting with Transportation, Judicial, and Correction Agency Presentations on the Governor's Proposed FY 2022-2023 Budget.

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Aileen Keays being interviewed by BBC

Children with Incarcerated Parents

Aileen Keays on BBC News – discussing the impact of parental incarceration.

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Sentencing commission meeting

Connecticut Sentencing Commission

Alex Tsarkov speaks to the Sentencing Commission’s recently enacted proposals by the Connecticut General Assembly in the 2021 legislative session

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