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BETTER LIFE LAB, EDUCATION POLICY and FAMILY-CENTERED SOCIAL POLICY
Small Talks DC: Securing the American Dream for Young Children
Washington, D.C.

Join J.D. Vance to discuss his book, Hillbilly Elegy, exploring the economic, social, and cultural barriers affecting rural white mobility.

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NEW AMERICA CA
Anne-Marie Slaughter: Technology for the People
San Francisco, CA

Anne-Marie Slaughter will discuss how civic technology can be the best way to encourage citizens to organize and participate in government.

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FUTURE TENSE
My Favorite Movie with Alvaro Bedoya: Sneakers
Washington, D.C.

Join Future Tense and Alvaro Bedoya for a screening and discussion of the 1992 film Sneakers.

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FUTURE TENSE
The Hidden History of America’s “Code Girls”
Washington, D.C.

Join us to explore the hidden lives of these American heroes and what their stories can tell us about women in computer science today.

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CYBERSECURITY INITIATIVE
Digital China: What Are China’s Leaders & Scholars Saying About Their Plans for Cyberspace?
Washington, D.C.

China has becoming increasingly secretive about their plans for cybersecurity and the Chinese economy. Just what are their plans?

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CYBERSECURITY INITIATIVE
Old Laws and New Technology: How Can We Keep Up?
Washington, D.C.

Join New America and the American Bar Association in a conversation about the changing role of legal frameworks in cybersecurity and beyond.

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INTERNATIONAL SECURITY
The Trade: My Journey Into The Labyrinth of Political Kidnapping
Washington, D.C.

Join New America in welcoming Jere Van Dyk as he recounts his experience as a hostage for 45 days in Afghanistan

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NEW AMERICA NYC
Strong Island
New York, NY

Segregation draws a line around not just your neighborhood, but your life.

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NEW AMERICA CA
What Is the Future of Work?
San Francisco, CA

Co-hosted by SPUR and New America CA featuring speakers from Bloomberg, OpenAI, and more, this event will explore the future of work.

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FELLOWS and INTERNATIONAL REPORTING PROJECT
Resisting Extremism in Africa: Ordinary Lives, Extraordinary Acts
Washington, D.C.

Join author Alexis Okeowo, a New America & IRP Fellow, for a talk on her recent book about ordinary people's extraordinary feats.

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NEW AMERICA NYC
Human Flow
New York, NY

World-renowned artist, activist, and icon Ai Weiwei joins us for a screening of his sweeping new film on the global refugee crisis.

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FAMILY-CENTERED SOCIAL POLICY and NEW AMERICA NYC
The Color of Money
New York, NY

In 1863, the black community owned less than one percent of total U.S. wealth. Today, that number has barely budged.

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