White Hat
Research & Policy Group

Arizona's Progressive think tank.

Read our first paper!

At WHRPG we drive dialogue through data driven research policy and advocacy. We work to advocate by conducting policy research, educating voters, and informing legislators on our focus issues. These include Civic Engagement, Economic Development, Education, Criminal Justice, Human Services, as well as Technology & Innovation. With your help we want to make our Arizona a better place.

We hope that you find our first paper insightful and useful in the fight to protect our public schools.

WHRPG Focus Areas

These are our current focus areas.  We welcome your support and
ideas that align with our mission and vision.

Civic Engagement

“Ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country.”

― John F. Kennedy

Economic Development

"The political problem of mankind is to combine three things: economic efficiency, social justice and individual liberty." 

- John Maynard Keynes

Technology & Innovation

“There’s a way to do it better—find it.”

–Thomas Edison


"Education is the most important civil rights issue we face today."

- Michelle Obama

Criminal Justice

"We need to keep making our streets safer and our criminal justice system fairer - our homeland more secure, our world more peaceful and sustainable for the next generation." 

- Barack Obama

Human Services

“Imperfections are not inadequacies; they are reminders that we're all in this together.”

― Brené Brown