Keystone Policy Center Commitment Keystone Policy Center’s mission is to inspire leaders to rise above entrenched positions to reach common higher ground. The complex work of collaboration, inclusion, and equity are essential to accomplishing this mission. Recent tragic events bringing national attention to issues of violence and police brutality, the ongoing [...]
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Unheard: A Thoughtful Discussion on Law Enforcement and Communities of Color The nation is grappling with social unrest escalating in the wake the death of another unarmed person of color at the hands of law enforcement. With the country examining injustice, inequality, and abuse of force, Keystone Policy Center conducted Unheard, [...]
Keystone Partners with Ute Mountain Ute Tribe to Offer Pandemic Support American Indian Tribes were already navigating stressed systems – from education to infrastructure to health care – that are now only exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic. Ernest House, Jr., director of Keystone’s American Indian/Alaska Native Program, details the steps some [...]
Keystone Leadership Awards Since 1994, Keystone Policy Center has proudly honored exemplary leaders and decision-makers who embody its mission in action. Honorees are selected for their leadership, vision, outstanding problem-solving skills, and efforts to seek collaborative solutions to challenging issues. The awards are presented annually at a dinner ceremony [...]
K-12 Education During and After COVID-19 The rapid adjustment school districts, teachers, administrators and parents had to make as a result of COVID-19 was a shock to the education system. Educators are now adjusting to new methods of instruction, administrators needed to play new roles to support students, and parents required [...]
Ag AM in Kansas Interview Spotlights Honey Bee Health Coalition Matt Mulica, who helps lead the Honey Bee Health Coalition for Keystone Policy Center, speaks with Ag AM in Kansas about the critical role of bees in agriculture, the work of the Honey Bee Health Coalition, and what individuals [...]
Don’t let Milkweed Myths keep you from Supporting Monarch Habitat The following article was authored by the Keystone Monarch Collaborative, a diverse coalition of committed stakeholders - including scientists, conservationists, farmers, and the private sector - finding collaborative solutions to strengthen monarch populations and habitat. The original article can be found here. Populations of the [...]
Collaboration, Public Engagement at the Heart of Pandemic and Disaster Preparedness and Response Keystone has partnered with government agencies, communities, and stakeholders for over 15 years to develop planning and response strategies for disruptive events like natural disasters and pandemics. Our work has: Informed the federal response to the H1N1 [...]
COVID-19 Update for Keystone Policy Center COVID-19, commonly referred to as the Coronavirus, continues to wreak uncertainty in the nation and across the world. Keystone Policy Center is following recommended protocols—including the guidance recently issued by the CDC—that will keep our staff and general public safe. As such, we [...]
KUNC Talks to Keystone, Highlights Repatriation Effort in Series on Stolen and Returned Art in Colorado
KUNC Talks to Keystone, Highlights Repatriation Effort in Series on Stolen and Returned Art in Colorado Much of the world’s stolen art and artifacts already reside in museums as many culturally sacred pieces that originally belonged to Native American tribes and other indigenous communities were taken by curators, reports [...]