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Institute for Public Policy

An Institute of William Jessup University

Mission - Why We Exist

The Jessup Institute for Public Policy (IPP) exists to contribute innovative and interdisciplinary research to help provide integrated solutions for policy makers at the local, state, and national levels.

Vision - Who We Are

The Jessup Institute for Public Policy seeks to raise awareness of policy issues that impact all Californians and Americans with a perspective informed by the WJU Vision to redeem world culture by providing notable servant leadership.

Goals - What We Do

  • Host Events for the University and broader community
  • Provide Solutions that are research-based for policy-makers in state, local, and federal government
  • Bring Stakeholders Together to collaborate and find common ground

Institute Projects & Activities

From the Chair

Welcome to the Jessup Institute for Public Policy! This interdisciplinary effort, in collaboration with the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences/Visual and Performing Arts of Jessup University, serves as the hub for a number of initiatives, including the Department of Public Policy Court-Clergy Project, the Annual Placer County Prayer Breakfast, the Center for Poverty Reduction, the IPP Speaker’s Bureau, the Elected Official Archive Project, Veterans Affairs Center, and more.


Chair of Public Policy
Phillip Escamilla,

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