In the Spotlight
Learn more about UVA Democracy Iniative's partnership with StoryCorps One Small Step.
Siva Vaidhyanathan writes for The Guardian on recent leaks exposing Facebook and Instagram.
The Equity Center worked with Albemarle County’s Office of Equity and Inclusion to create an Equity Profile anaylizing various conditions across demographic groups and geographic areas that contribute to well-being.
The Jefferson School African American Heritage Center selected to recieve the Lee statue, with plans to transform it into a new work of art that will reflect racial justice and inclusion
How worried should we be about Russia using nuclear weapons? Lab Director Todd Sechser weighs in on the Russian invasion of Ukraine.
The National Endowment for the Humanities has awarded $199,663 in support of the Religion, Race & Democracy Lab’s forthcoming podcast series on religion and climate change.
The Past and Future of Home Rule in Virginia
Third Presidential Debate Watch Party
A Conversation on Monuments, Memorials and the Lost Cause
The Memory Project's Jalane Schmidt will join other experts for a discussion about Confederate monuments and the Lost Cause in public spaces.
Presidential leadership and race
Is China Shifting the World Order?
Professor of Politics and Statecraft Lab member John Owen addresses China's effects on the democratic world order.
Q&A: COVID-19 and American Foreign Policy
Todd Sechser, director of the UVA Democracy Initiative's Democratic Statecraft Lab, was interviewed by UVA Today in advance of the lab's launch event, “American Statecraft in the 21st Century.”
Community Wealth Building and the Reconstruction of American Democracy
The real radical and rebel
The Democracy Initiative's Jessica Kimpell Johnson published a new column in The Roanoke Times.
Seller beware — The moral risks of hazardous statue disposal
The Memory Project's Jalane Schmidt discusses Confederate statue removal and the consequences of their relocation in the Richmond Times-Dispatch.