Nonprofit research organization that supports research that informs public policy affecting community well being in the United States
Congressional Research Service Reports:
The Congressional Research Service (CRS) serves as shared staff to congressional committees and Members of Congress. CRS experts assist at every stage of the legislative process.
One of Washington’s oldest think tanks, Brookings conducts research and education in the social sciences, primarily in economics, metropolitan policy, governance, foreign policy, and global economy and development.
Center for the Study of Social Policy:
The Center’s work is concentrated in the areas of family and children’s services; income supports, neighborhood-based services, education reform, family support, disability and health care policy, and long term care for the elderly.
Center for Law and Social Policy:
Includes global social policy, state-by-state policy data, child welfare, prisoner re-entry and other welfare policy matters. Includes many publications.