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Institute for Policy Studies Organization Name provided in the GuideStar Exchange* as of 10/28/2013: Institute for Policy Studies

Organization Name as listed in the IRS Business Master File as of 06/09/2014: INSTITUTE FOR POLICY STUDIES

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AKA  IPS
Washington, DC
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Institute for Policy Studies Organization Name provided in the GuideStar Exchange* as of 10/28/2013: Institute for Policy Studies

Organization Name as listed in the IRS Business Master File as of 06/09/2014: INSTITUTE FOR POLICY STUDIES

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Also Known As: IPS
Physical Address: Washington, DC 20036 
EIN: 52-0788947
Web URL: www.ips-dc.org 
NTEE Category: A Arts, Culture, and Humanities
A05 Research Institutes and/or Public Policy Analysis
B Educational Institutions
B05 Research Institutes and/or Public Policy Analysis
C Environmental Quality Protection, Beautification
C01 Alliance/Advocacy Organizations
Ruling Year: 1965 


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Mission Statement

The Institute's public scholars support social justice campaigns worldwide with research, talking points, convenings, and strategic counsel. Other think tanks serve elites; IPS works to connect progressive decision-makers and opinion leaders with grassroots campaigners working on issues from climate justice to extreme inequality to human rights.

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Fiscal Year Ending: December 31, 2011

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John Cavanagh

Term:

Since Jan 1998

Profile:

John Cavanagh has been Director of IPS since 1998. In this capacity, he oversees programs, outreach, and organizational development. John has a BA from Dartmouth College and a MA from Princeton University. He worked as an international economist for the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (1978-1981) and the World Health Organization (1981-1982). He directed IPS's Global Economy Project from 1983-1997. He is the co-author of 10 books and numerous articles on the global economy.

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Budget:
$3,183,429
Category:
International, Foreign Affairs & National Security
Population Served:
General Public/Unspecified

Program Description:

Democracy and Fairness: IPS engages in vigorous public education?through research, writing, speaking, media appearances, and organized public forums-- among labor, religious, small business, other grassroots audiences, opinion leaders, and public officials to expose and address the causes and consequences of income inequality. Peace and Security: IPS develops and promotes alternative approaches to setting national security and foreign policy priorities. We promote these approaches with vigorous, multi-platform, public education campaigns. Our recommendations emphasize non-military solutions to the core security challenges of climate change, global poverty, terrorism and regional wars. We also educate locally elected officials about this approach and helpthem to start dialogues in their communities about these issues. Global Justice: IPS exposes injustice in many trouble spots around the globe including: child labor in Liberia, environmental harm and public health risks caused by ill-conceived energy development schemes in Asia and Africa, and elsewhere. Through our research and networking, we develop and helped to promote alternative development strategies that protect health and promote equity, among a variety of grassroots partners around the world. Special Projects: Through fiscal sponsorship and other forms of support, IPS nurtures the development of projects working to build a more just, peaceful and sustainable world in the US and around the globe.

Program Long-Term Success:

Unified Security Budget pinpointed $60 billion in obsolete military programs that could be cut from the military budget and put into non-military programs. These recommendations will be in the briefing books of relevant Capitol Hill committee in the 2009 Congress.

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