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The Potency of Potential: Values to Bring Jacksonville Together to Support Children

In Jacksonville, FL, people think of children's issues as a private concern. Leading with human potential or civic potential helps drive a policy conversation.
Adam Simon, Andrew Volmert, Nathaniel Kendall-Taylor
August 21, 2014

This report presents the results of an experimental survey that explores how three values — Civic Potential, Human Potential, and Civic Responsibility — can be used to shift attitudes about children’s issues in Jacksonville. The report concludes with strategic recommendations for using these values to increase support for the policy and programmatic solutions needed to improve the lives of children in the city.