At the Possibility Lab, we believe that the people closest to social problems are also closest to their solutions, and that the policy process works best when policymakers, researchers, and those with lived experience work hand-in-hand.
About the EIPI Framework
Through our Everyday Indicators for Policy Innovation (EIPI) initiative, the Possibility Lab is working alongside a wide range of community organizations to integrate residents’ voices into policy design, implementation, and evaluation. EIPI’s methodology allows the construction of meaning to emerge from community members themselves, in the context of their daily lives. At the same time, the EIPI process helps translate this “insider’s perspective” into quantitative indicators. These metrics can then be used to identify, pilot, and evaluate reforms, ensuring that policy changes authentically represent community perspectives and priorities.