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Policy 360 is a series of audio conversations from the Sanford School of Public Policy at Duke University. The series is hosted by Sanford's dean, Judith Kelley.

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Policy 360 is a series of audio conversations from the Sanford School of Public Policy at Duke University. The series is hosted by Sanford's dean, Judith Kelley.

    Everything You Need to Know About Voting in North Carolina

    Everything You Need to Know About Voting in North Carolina

    This episode takes a look behind the curtain to see what actually happens during elections and just how your vote counts and is counted. Judith Kelley is joined by Damon Circosta, the Chair of the North Carolina State Board of Elections.

    • 36 min
    Telling the Stories Behind China's Biggest Political Developments

    Telling the Stories Behind China's Biggest Political Developments

    Dean Judith Kelly is joined by 2015 Sanford alum Emily Feng. Feng has travelled all over China as a foreign correspondent covering topics ranging from human rights, to technology, to the environment. As foreign correspondent for the Financial Times, Feng uncovered key information surrounding the Chinese oppression of Uighur Muslims in Xinjiang, China. Her coverage of the human rights abuses in Xinjiang won several human rights press and journalism awards. She currently works as NPR’s Beijing correspondent

    • 40 min
    Fragile Democracy: Race and Voting Rights in North Carolina

    Fragile Democracy: Race and Voting Rights in North Carolina

    North Carolina has been at the center of discussions around race-based voter suppression.

    James Leloudis, professor of history at UNC Chapel Hill, and Robert Korstad, professor of public policy at the Duke Sanford School of Public Policy, join Dean Judith Kelley to discuss the implications of voter suppression on the upcoming election and the complicated legacy of voting rights in the state. The two co-authored Fragile Democracy: The Struggle Over Race and Voting Rights in North Carolina.

    • 40 min
    Philanthropy Series: Helping People with Means to Give

    Philanthropy Series: Helping People with Means to Give

    Thomas J. Tierney is the co-founder of the Bridgespan Group which provides management consulting to nonprofits and philanthropists.  He is the co-author of Give Smart: Philanthropy That Gets Results.

    Guest Host: Alex S. Jones, a Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter and former director of the Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy at Harvard. Part of a 2 part series with the Center for Strategic Philanthropy and Civil Society at Duke's Sanford School of Public Policy.

    • 34 min
    Philanthropy Series: Share Our Strength's Billy Shore

    Philanthropy Series: Share Our Strength's Billy Shore

    Billy Shore is a founder of the organization Share Our Strength, the umbrella organization of No Kid Hungry. Over the past 35 years, the organization has made huge strides in ending childhood hunger in the United States.

    Guest Host: Alex S. Jones, a Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter and former director of the Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy at Harvard. Part of a 2 part series with the Center for Strategic Philanthropy and Civil Society at Duke's Sanford School of Public Policy.

    • 39 min
    Local Challenges in a Global Pandemic: Durham's Response to COVID-19

    Local Challenges in a Global Pandemic: Durham's Response to COVID-19

    Since the first confirmed case of coronavirus in Durham county back in March, the Durham city and county governments have had the tall task to contain the spread of the COVID-19 virus while also responding to the struggles of local residents.

    Sanford alumni Ryan Smith and Mariel Beasley and current MPP candidate Mary Grace Stoneking join Dean Judith Kelley to talk about the local response to the pandemic.

    • 35 min

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