By Hugh Cherry Aretha Franklin, Huey Lewis, and even the comedian Adam Sandler all have sung about respect. Why? Because respect is essential in every facet of life. It certainly is foundational to the Koch Internship Program (KIP), Koch Associate Program (KAP), and the Poynter-Koch Media and Journalism Fellowship and it is integral to our efforts to embrace a diversity of perspectives, experiences, and aptitudes. What is R-E-S-P-E-C-T and why is it … Continued
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The Urban Institute has released a new report on the role of individual school attendance boundaries in perpetuating segregation and inhibiting learner opportunity. The latest in a series supported by the Charles Koch Institute, Dividing Lines: Racially Unequal School Boundaries in U.S. Public School Systems examines the prevalent and inhibiting practice of assigning students to public schools based solely on their home address. This practice, known as residential assignment, keeps millions of children from reaching their … Continued
We ask four members of our community why humility is important in the workplace and how it helps social entrepreneurs improve the lives of others.
The Koch Internship Program, Koch Associate Program, and Poynter-Koch Media and Journalism Fellowship receive hundreds of applications each year. And when we ask applicants what is driving their interest in our educational programs, we hear that it is the chance to “learn by doing.”
We sit with Koch Associate Program alumnus Franklin Lee to learn more about his experience in KAP and his passion for housing innovations.
KAP now offers four learning concentrations connected to issue areas: Foreign Policy, Development, Health Care, and Technology & Innovation.
No one can get through life alone – especially work life – which is why mentors and advisers play a central role in the Koch Associate Program, the Koch Internship Program, and the Poynter-Koch Media and Journalism Fellowship.
The Charles Koch Institute (CKI) and the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation (Hewlett Foundation) are proud to announce the launch of the Emerging Tech Policy Leaders Program, a new initiative that provides early-career professionals with opportunities in the technology and cyber policy fields
The Koch Associate Program (KAP), a year-long opportunity that blends professional development with real work experience, works with early-career professionals who want to discover their passions, develop their unique talents, and jumpstart their careers as social entrepreneurs.
During his time as a Koch associate, Bergman, who now works in development at the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) in Washington, got the time and space to consider the change he wants to effect, and he’s settled on a few answers—and a lot more questions.