New America

For Supporting PreK-12 Implementation Of OER In States And Districts

  • Amount
    $110,000
  • Program
  • Date Awarded
    10/22/2019
  • Term
    7 Months
  • Type of Support
    General Support/Program
About the Grantee
Grantee Website
www.newamerica.net 
Address
740 15th St., NW, Unit 900
Washington, DC 20005
Grants to this Grantee
for support of the Political Reform program  
New America’s Political Reform program aims to expand the public conversation aboutAmerican democracy and introduce new ideas through research, convenings, new voices, andaccessible analysis. The program’s approach is grounded in a recognition that politicalreforms are refracted through the realities of political culture, participation, and power. The program’s work is organized around three initiatives: structural reform (such as ranked choice voting and money in politics), civic engagement, and the politics of policy. Approaching reform as a complex system, the program is distinctively able to envision a path toward civic awakening in the next decade. (Strategy: Improving Campaigns and Elections)
for the Resource Security Program  
This grant will support New America’s Resource Security Program. Climate change is already shaping human security by making droughts longer and drier, storms stronger, and fires and floods more destructive. This program seeks to redefine security for the 21st century, with a focus on the link between natural resources and human security. This entails research around the geopolitics of natural resources, including energy, water, food, and critical materials. The program will also emphasize research around climate security and how climate change will reshape the risks to peace, looking for ideas that can guide policies, investments, and actions to prevent conflict and build security.

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