The Center offers students and faculty real-world experience that informs both research and teaching. NPCC is a credible, neutral forum and provides this asset to leaders and their communities seeking to address public issues and opportunities.
The National Policy Consensus Center is working to fully develop a robust spectrum of collaborative governance activities to improve governance and outcomes for communities and their leaders.
The Center houses the following programs:
|Oregon Solutions||the state's program for collaborative implementation|
|Oregon Consensus||the state's program for collaborative public policy development and dispute resolution|
|Oregon's Kitchen Table||an experiment that sets the table for all Oregonians to weigh in on our most urgent public issues|
|National Program||a national program to test and disseminate new collaborative governance models|
|Professional Development Program||customized training for professionals, teams and leaders that expand the capacity for collaborative governance within the region|
|Academic Programs||training in public policy facilitation and internship opportunities for graduate students throughout the Oregon University System|