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A look back at our 2024 Convening

 The 2024 Convening Report is now available In March of this year, nearly 70 leaders from 40 data-driven policy organizations gathered...

Analyzing and Communicating About State Budgets – May 2024 Virtual Community Discussion

Our May Virtual Community Discussion spotlighted how two data-driven policy organizations analyze and communicate about their respective state budgets. To kick...

Using the States for the Future Data Platform – April 2024 Virtual Community Discussion

This month, our Virtual Community Discussion explored how data-driven policy organizations can use the States for the Future data platform. Speakers...

Building Quality Data Products – A States for the Future Community Resource

States for the Future is excited to share its newest Network Resource: Building Quality Data Products. As data-driven policy organizations, one...

Virtual Learning Series: Polling & How to Get Started

How can we ensure the policy conversations happening in our state reflect the priorities of our communities?  Join States for the...

Virtual Learning Series: Using Rankings & Indicators with the Common Sense Institute

Want to learn how you can inspire policy conversations in your state with rankings and reports? Then join us at our...

Virtual Learning Series: Data Deep Dive – Education

What north star indicators are states using to drive collective action toward improving education outcomes? How are non-partisan organizations using data...

Virtual Learning Series: Engaging Stakeholders to Build the Washington Vitals

How can you use data to drive ongoing conversations about your community’s future? The Washington Vitals offer the most current data...

Planning an Organization-to-Organization Knowledge Sharing Session

We don’t know what we don’t know  When we’re heads down in the day-to-day work of our own organizations, it can...

How we came to be

In January 2023, a group of like-minded organizations and thinkers from across the nation gathered in Dallas, Texas to explore the...