The Pew Charitable Trusts applies a rigorous, analytical approach to improve public policy, inform the public, and invigorate civic life, as these recent accomplishments illustrate.

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Improving Public Policy

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The Alberta government announced in March the designation of Kitaskino Nuwenëné Wildland Provincial Park, protecting another 400,015 acres of boreal forestland.

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Informing the Public

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The Pew Research Center released a report in April that found that the 22 percent of American adults who use Twitter are representative of the broader population in certain ways, but not others.

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Invigorating Civic Life

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In April, Pew’s Philadelphia research initiative and public sector retirement systems team issued a policy brief documenting the results of a stress test of Philadelphia’s municipal pensions system, which is less than 50 percent funded and has liabilities of more than $6 billion.

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