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What do we mean by the word “justice?”

Connecting facilitation and philosophy, Andrew explores the meaning of the word “justice” and how it is used.

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2020 Census Counts for Apportionment Were Razor Thin

The first results from the 2020 Census show how just 89 people made the difference in which state lost a seat in Congress.

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Kicking off our blogs in 2021, Kate shares three ideas from psychology that shaped her thinking about racial bias and other forms of bias.

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Is the Sky Falling for Political Polling?

Jim assesses how bad this year’s polling miss was, why it may have happened, and what it means for survey research at large.

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Denver – The Ellis Island of Colorado

Kevin explores the hypothesis that new Colorado residents tend to move to Denver, first, then elsewhere in the state.

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Community and Research: Making the Case for a Nuanced Understanding

What is community? In this blog, Molly Hagan encourages us to rethink our assumption about communities when thinking about, designing, and executing research.

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Colorado’s COVID-19 Experience Part 5: Types of Worry

Who is worried about what during the pandemic? We look at our COVID-19 statewide survey results through the lens of personas.

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Colorado’s COVID-19 Experience Part 4: How COVID-19 Impacts Quality of Life

Why do some Coloradans say the pandemic has reduced their quality of life more than others? We assess the economic and social disruption of COVID-19.

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Adaptation in Evaluation: Pressures and Progress in a Time of COVID-19

What should you do when your COVID-19 program modifications render your evaluation plan out of date? Here is an example of an adaptive evaluation strategy that can help get you thinking creatively.

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Colorado’s COVID-19 Experience Part 3: Past & Future Plans

Immediately or within a year? See how soon Colorado residents feel comfortable getting back to various activities after shelter in place is lifted.

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