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Guest on The Infra Blog: Will Friedman, Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer of Public Agenda

Posted by Steve Anderson on Thursday, February 11th, 2010

Will Friedman joined Public Agenda in 1994, founded the public engagement department in 1996 and has overseen a steady and expanding stream of work aimed at helping communities build capacity to tackle tough issues in more inclusive, deliberative and collaborative ways. In 2006, he established Public Agenda’s Center for Advances in Public Engagement, which conducts action research to assess impacts and improve practice.

Public Agenda, an innovative public opinion research and public engagement organization, works to strengthen our democracy’s capacity to tackle tough public policy issues.

Will Friedman On:

The American experience in citizen engagement on public policy issues


The lack of serious public opinion research on infra


Connecting with infra issues


Challenges in generating dialogue about long-term issues


The goals of conducting public opinion research on infra


Download transcript (PDF): InfrastructureUSA Speaks with Will Friedman

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