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Programs hosted by the institute include some generated recommendations which can be viewed and printed from PDF format by clicking on the associated links.

Protecting Children's Welfare Using Data as the Foundation - June 2014

What the Survey Says: A Briefing on the 2011 Statewide Polling - 11.14.11
Putting Action in Civic Education - October 26, 2011
The Second Amendment in Focus - November 15, 2010
Is Legalized Gambling a Good Bet? - October 26, 2010
Rising Debt: Sinking Our Future? - October 18, 2010
Going Broke on Education: How Can we Make College More Affordable? - April 22, 2010 
National Issues Facing U.S- Cuban Relations - February 22, 2010

1997-2009:

The Future of Race and Immigration in America: Where Are We Headed - September 23, 2008
Is it Time for a Constitutional Convention? - October 15, 2008
The Life and Legacy of Paul Powell - May 15, 2007
Future of the Media - April 24-25, 2007
A Budget on the Brink - April 16, 2007
Employing College Graduates with Disabilities - February 16, 2007
Public Officials, the Media and the Public Interest - September 20, 2006
Asian Americans and the Meaning of Americanism: Education and Workplace Diversity - April 7, 2006
Judicial Independence - February 17, 2006
Real Needs & Red Ink: How Do We Fund Vital Services in Illinois - February 3, 2006
Eliminating Illinois' Educational Achievement Gap - March 27, 2006
HIV/AIDS in Africa - November 17, 2004 
Helping Doctors Help Us - March 21-22, 2004

Charting a Health Care Agenda: Strategies for Rural and Underserved Illinois - November 2-3, 2003 
The Role of the U.S. Military as Peacekeepers - October 21-22, 2003 
Teaching About Religion in Public Schools - March 3, 2003 
The Media and Medical Research - October 27-28, 2002 
Plight of the Romani People - September 22-23, 2002 
Mental Health and Prisons - April 7-8, 2002 
Former Senators Forum (in San Diego, CA) - March 18-19, 2002 
Foreign Language in Elementary Schools - March 3-4, 2002 
Engaging Young People in International Affairs - November 15-16, 2001 
Year Round Schools: New Century, New Ideas - April 22-23, 2001 
Educational System and Its Impact on the African American Male - October 15-16, 2000 
Revisiting the College Default Rate - May 1, 2000 
Genocide in Rwanda - November 14-15, 1999 
Role of Desalination in Averting a Global Water Crisis - September 19-20, 1999 
Literacy - March 26-27, 1999 
U.S.-China-Taiwan Review of Foreign Policy - December 6-7, 1998 
Middle East Peace - October 22-23, 1998 
Criminal Justice Reform - September 22-23, 1998 
Poverty in the United States - March 24-25, 1998 
How Campaigns Impact Public Policy - 1998 
Tobacco Settlement - October 19-20, 1997 
Occupation and Environmental Health - October 6, 1997 
Social Security System Review - May 22, 1997