3 credits. Letter grades only.
The overarching goal of this course is to offer students the chance to engage in bridging research and state policy, with a particular focus on two-generation (2gen) approaches to supporting family and child well-being. The semester will culminate in a full-day event in Albany, which will include presentations by Cornell students and faculty and one-on-one meetings with legislators, legislative staff, and staff from the Governor’s office.
Students will be able to convey the relevance of research and evidence for politics, government, and civic life.
Students will be able to identify and interpret existing and upcoming state legislation and policy priorities.
Students will be able to effectively collaborate with team members.
Students will be able to effectively communicate with state legislators and staff, and present issues and findings to diverse audiences.