August 28, 2007
August 15, 2007
August 6-7, 2007 | Washington, D.C.
NGA Center's Prisoner Reentry Policy Academy was made possible with funding from the JEHT Foundation. The project enabled the NGA Center to work with teams from five states with the goal of developing executive leadership and state policies around prisoner reentry.
July 26, 2007
July 9-10, 2007
June 18-19, 2007
June 13-14, 2007
The NGA Center selected seven states—Georgia, Illinois, Iowa, Kentucky, Maryland, Oregon and West Virginia—to participate in a policy academy entitled State Strategies for Promoting Innovative Clusters and Regional Economies.
May 30, 2007
With support from the Atlantic Philanthropies, the NGA Center invited policy teams from eight states to participate in a Policy Academy on state strategies to increase civic engagement among seniors: Alabama, Arkansas, Colorado, Florida, Maine, New Mexico, Ohio and Wyoming.
March 30, 2007
April 25-26, 2007
April 26-27, 2007
May 15-16, 2007
March 19, 2007
March 16, 2007
March 8-9, 2007 | Seattle, Washington
This annual institute provided an opportunity for Governors' top criminal justice policy advisors to meet with peers from other states and leading criminal justice researchers and experts. During the meeting, participants explored key state issues, learned about current research, and identified emerging state issues.
February 21-22, 2007
February 22-23, 2007
February 15, 2007
This webcast explored some of the key research around engaging seniors in the volunteer opportunities and highlight key programs that have had great successes.
January 26, 2007
The inaugural meeting of the State Alliance.
January 12-13, 2006 | Wilmington, Delaware
The NGA Center held the 2006 Governors' Energy Forum to present participants with information to help governors develop a comprehensive energy strategy that provides both short- and long-term benefits. During the meeting eight panels considered some of the most salient energy issues faced by states today including: the future of fossil energy, electric siting and transmission, alternative transportation fuels, renewable energy development and energy efficiency.
December 5-6, 2006 | Phoenix, AZ
The Innovation America task force gathered in Phoenix, Arizona on Dec. 5 and 6 to launch its effort to strengthen the competitive position of the United States in the global economy by improving the nation's capacity to innovate.
The webcast explored some of the key research around engaging seniors in the labor market and highlight two states that are pursuing mature worker initiatives.
September 28-29, 2006 | Phoenix, AZ
The NGA Center hosted the Middle Grades Literacy Forum for state policy leaders from 29 states to discuss the opportunities and challenges they face in promoting improved literacy achievement among middle school students. Many students arrive at high school reading below grade level.