Research for Democracy

Connecting journalists, policymakers, and civic leaders with America’s top researchers to improve policy and strengthen democracy.

About the Scholars Strategy Network

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Who We Are

The Scholars Strategy Network is an organization of university-based scholars who are committed to using research to improve policy and strengthen democracy

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What We Do

Across the states, the Scholars Strategy Network is working to advance the use of research wherever policy decisions are made – from city halls to state legislatures to Washington.

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What We Stand For

The Scholars Strategy Network is dedicated to building a nationwide culture where research regularly informs policy at every level.

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Our History

In 2011, the Scholars Strategy Network (SSN) was created to channel the expertise of America’s top scholars to help solve the nation’s toughest policy problems.

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No matter who you are, the Scholars Strategy Network can work with you to achieve these goals.

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