About Us

PolicyLink is a national research and action institute that is working to build a future where all people in the United States of America can participate in a flourishing multiracial democracy, prosper in an equitable economy, and live in thriving communities of opportunity.​

PolicyLink succeeds by weaving together four essential functions:

  • Advocacy that advances policy change at all levels of government and across sectors.
  • Applied research and communications that build public and political will for inclusion, justice, and broadly shared prosperity.
  • Constituency and network engagement that empowers leaders to advance equity.
  • Implementation capacity that connects local innovations to policy; and provides stakeholders with needed data and tools.