Explore coverage of recent events hosted by the Institute to find out how we've been working to advance the discourse around public policy.
January 7, 2022
One Year Later: Reflections on the January 6 Insurrection
The Korbel School hosted an important discussion reflecting on the one-year anniversary of the January 6, 2021 insurrection at the United States Capitol. A panel of faculty experts revisited the insurrection and discussed its consequences and implications for the state of American democracy as well as the ability of the United States to play a lead role in advancing democratic governance globally.
November 10, 2021
Local Level Collaboration: From Crisis to Opportunity
The Scrivner Institute hosted a panel discussion with local mayors from across the Denver Metro region about the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on cross-city collaboration as well as new opportunities that have emerged for increased collaboration in public policy and beyond.
Mayor Tara Beiter-Fluhr, Sheridan
Mayor Michael B. Hancock, City and County of Denver
Mayor Jackie Millet, Lone Tree
Mayor Linda Olson, Englewood
Mayor Adam Paul, Lakewood
November 3, 2021
Scrivner Policy Roundtable: Housing Affordability with Common Sense Institute
The Scrivner Institute recently launched the Scrivner Policy Roundtable, a new recurring event series with the aim of building a network and collaborative research and learning environment among local policy organizations. Each roundtable event features a presentation by a roundtable member on a specific element of their policy work, followed by a facilitated, robust discussion on the policy issue at hand.
Our first Roundtable focused on housing affordability in Colorado and was presented by Common Sense Institute. The Roundtable presenters were CSI's 2021 Terry J. Stevinson Fellows, Evelyn Lim and Peter LiFari. With an influx in the Colorado population over the last twenty years, housing affordability has quickly become a pressing issue in many parts of the state. While this is not an issue unique to Colorado and its major urban areas, it remains an important issue to maintain Colorado's quality of life and economic competitiveness.
May 25, 2021
Policy Perspectives: Gun Reform Politics in Colorado
The Josef Korbel School of International Studies is pleased to announce the launch of an exciting new partnership between the Scrivner Institute of Public Policy and the Center on American Politics, which will serve as the hub for dialogue and research on the nexus of policy and politics in Colorado and beyond.
For the partnership's inaugural event, we convened a substantive civil dialogue around gun control and reform, a timely issue of utmost importance in Colorado and across the United States. Congresswoman Diana DeGette (D-CO) of Colorado's 1st Congressional District and attorney and former Colorado State Representative Cole Wist shared their perspectives and work on gun legislation at the state and national level and how policy and politics intersect to inform action on gun control.