Good government—sometimes that ideal gets buried under headlines about conflicts of interest, cronyism, and campaign finance irregularities.
But at the Markkula Center for Applied Ethics, we work to promote trust in government by using a framework for ethical decision making. We convene government leaders to share best practices and receive training on fairness, transparency, integrity, and the other elements of values-based government.
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Ethics in the News
The Trust Project works to indicate which news sources can be relied upon.
Through the Health Care Ethics Internship, Santa Clara students shadow nurses and physicians at local hospitals.
Hana Callaghan discusses the dangers of vitriolic language in a presidential campaign.