Our Core Values


The Institute is committed to the following core values:

  1. Public discussions and educational programming that rest upon on a foundation of sound basic and applied research.
  2. Educational and training programming that is based on lessons and best practices drawn from research and practice.
  3. Institute research that is driven by questions raised in the public and educational programs hosted by the Institute, resulting in research outcomes that directly address the policy issues of current importance and relevance.






IPCE conducts and supports research on civic engagement practice and theory. Our research emphasizes the use of technology to enhance and inform citizen engagement in our democracy, as well as to enhance and inform government decision-making and service delivery.