Labor Secretary Thomas Perez to Keynote The Next America: Points of Leverage
National Journal LIVE Event – Tuesday, April 8th
WASHINGTON, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Educating young minorities is critical for the United States to remain globally competitive, but in an era of tight public budgets, when and how should the nation invest in its students and new workers for the greatest return?
The latest event in National Journal‘s “Next America” series, which explores how America’s changing demography impacts the national agenda, “The Next America: Points of Leverage” will discuss the types and timing of successful education interventions. Moderated by Atlantic Media Editorial Director Ronald Brownstein, Director of the Next Economy Project and National Journal Correspondent Amy Sullivan, and National Journal Correspondents Sophie Quinton and Janell Ross, the event will feature keynote remarks by Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez, a poll presentation, two case study presentations and several panel discussions with government officials, educators, and workforce experts.
WHAT: National Journal LIVE’s “The Next America: Points of Leverage”
WHEN: Tuesday, April 8 from 8:00 – 11:15 AM
WHERE: The Grand Hyatt Washington, Constitution Ballroom,
1000 H St. NW, Washington, DC
The Honorable Thomas Perez, Secretary of Labor, U.S. Department
Leon Botstein, President, Bard College and Founder, Bard High School Early College
Vanessa Cárdenas, Vice President of Progress 2050, Center for
Anthony Carnevale, Ph.D., Director, Center on Education and the Workforce, Georgetown University
Matthew Chingos, Fellow, Governance Studies, Brown Center on Education Policy, Brookings Institution
Michael Cordell, Chief Academic Officer, KIPP DC
Jennifer Davis, Co-Founder and President, National Center on Time in Learning
Erica Groshen, Ph.D., Commissioner, Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S.
Department of Labor
Kati Haycock, President, The Education Trust
Marla McDaniel, Ph.D., Senior Research Associate, Center on Labor,
Human Services and Population, Urban Institute
Lisa Severy, President, National Career Development Association
Ronald Brownstein, Atlantic Media Editorial Director
Sophie Quinton, Staff Correspondent, National Journal
Janell Ross, Correspondent, National Journal
Amy Sullivan, Director, The Next Economy Project and Correspondent, National Journal
Twitter Hashtag: #NJNextAmerica
This event is hosted by National Journal, and underwritten by The Annie E. Casey Foundation, The College Board and The Rockefeller Foundation.
SOURCE National Journal