America's Gun Violence Problem
Our violent history and obsession with firearms and the root of our national epidemic.
Protests, Police & Public Safety
What should be done to make public safety work better for everyone?
The Purpose of Power
A hashtag is not a movement. Organizing for change comes from the grassroots.
Hard Truths: Racism & Allyship
Advancing racial equity and combating racism requires us to look at our own complicity.
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About the Festival
The Crosscut Ideas Festival is a celebration of big ideas and a gathering for bold thinkers. Newsmakers, changemakers and innovators come together to take a fresh look at the biggest issues of our time. Over one week, the Crosscut Ideas Festival hosts fireside conversations and panels, meetups, art installations, workshops, and interactive experiences.