In 2020, the Cooper Center published its five-year strategic plan: Reimagining Public Service, which was inspired by our core values of access, collaboration, communities and impact. The plan not only helped us to develop a clear path forward, but clarified the strategic focus for our Center's work, which is to ensure that our work matters...that it makes a tangible difference in communities across the Commonwealth. 

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Reimagining Public Service

View the Cooper Center's five-year strategic plan, which outlines how we will help to build more resilient communities in partnership with leaders and organizations across the Commonwealth.

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Making an Impact through Our Work

Explore the Cooper Center's annual impact report to see how we are making a difference through our powerful leadership programs and public impact research.

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Embracing a More Inclusive Future

Learn more about how the Cooper Center is examining its work through the lens of diversity, equity, and inclusion to ensure our work is reflective of the needs of all.