Brookings Institution

775 Massachusetts Ave., NW Washington, DC 20036

202-797-6000 http://www.brookings.edu

 

One of nation’s most trusted and influential think tanks, The Brookings Institution is a nonprofit public policy organization that conducts high-quality, independent research and provides innovative, practical recommendations that advance three broad goals:

 

  • Strengthen American democracy

  • Foster the economic and social welfare and opportunity of all Americans 

  • Secure a more open, safe, prosperous and cooperative international system.

 

Work with Fall River

With MassINC, Brookings published “Reconnecting Massachusetts Gateway Cities: Lessons Learned and an Agenda for Renewal” in 2007 contributing to the creation of the Gateway Cities Project at UMass Dartmouth and MassINC’s Gateway Cities Innovation Institute (2012).

http://www.brookings.edu/research/reports/2007/02/regionsandstates-muro

 

Metropolitan Policy Program

The Metropolitan Policy Program’s Director, Bruce Katz, is the co-author of The Metropolitan Revolution: How Cities and Metros Are Fixing Our Broken Politics and Fragile Economy.

Article: Lessons from the Road: The Metropolitan Revolution 2014

http://www.brookings.edu/blogs/the-avenue/posts/2014/01/07-metropolitan-revolution-lessons-katz-bradley

 

E. J. Dionne

Fall River native E.J. Dionne, Jr. is a senior fellow at Brookings, a syndicated columnist for the Washington Post, and university professor in the Foundations of Democracy and Culture at Georgetown University. A nationally known and respected commentator on politics, Dionne appears weekly on National Public Radio and regularly on MSNBC. He is a regular contributor to NBC’s Meet the Press. He has also appeared on News Hour with Jim Lehrer and other PBS programs.