Webinar: Talking Race, Talking Place: The Relationship between Our Government, Our Communities, and Changing Our Racial Narratives

In December 2015, Public Works hosted its most popular webinar to date.  In case you missed it, here’s your chance to watch a recording of it. You can also view the presentation slides here.  Later in the webinar, the presenters … Continue reading

Advancing Public Solutions for Children and Families: an exercise in crowdsourced learning

In November 2014, Public Works led a workshop at the Kids Count conference during which we tasked participating child advocates (including some of you) with developing new narratives in support of public programs and policies that organizations in the network … Continue reading

A Tax System That Works for All Arkansans

Talking about tax fairness without triggering all-taxes-are-bad thinking is tricky. That’s why we admired this new set of materials (press release, report, news clip) from Arkansas Advocates for Children and Families. In promoting its new report about taxes in Arkansas, … Continue reading

Public Works in the field

Patrick was back in Oregon this month continuing our work in support of Neighborhood Partnerships and others as they develop and disseminate a new Oregon Narrative. Exciting stuff!   Marcia and Elaine visited Little Rock and spent a productive day … Continue reading

Making the case for Medicaid in Arkansas

Public Works was pleased to play a role in helping advocates in Arkansas design this video, which makes the case for the Medicaid expansion phase. It does a good job of explaining why the expansion is good for the state’s … Continue reading