The Social Capital Project advises Congress on policies to increase social capital through reconnecting Americans to work, improving investment in youth, making it more affordable to raise a family, increasing family stability, and rebuilding civil society.
Social Capital Project Timeline
The Social Capital Project began by investigating American associational life and the distribution of social capital across our country. The Project detailed its findings in Volume I: An Overview of Social Capital in America.Learn More
The Social Capital Project outlined five policy areas that are crucial to expanding opportunity and strengthening America's social fabric. These findings are detailed in Volume II: A Policy Agenda for Social Capital.Learn More
The Social Capital Project continues to investigate trends in social capital and recommend specific policies that allow American communities to thrive without burdensome taxes and government regulations getting in the way. Click below to read our latest research.Learn More
Social Capital in America
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