Our Work: Toolbox
The Council employs a variety of methods and tools to keep Virginia leadership informed about how the state is doing and to shed light on the challenges facing the Commonwealth.
Informed critical thinking is the foundation of good strategy. The Council conducts independent research and analysis on a wide range of topics.
The Council provides an environment for the exploration of important issues through its Futures Forums, which gather together subject-matter experts and state leaders for open give-and-take on topical concerns.
Council staff develop a wide variety of reports and publications that keep state leadership and the public informed on the state of the Commonwealth.
Council staff also develop and produce custom legislative district performance profiles, as well as other custom data products upon request.