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ASSET BUILDING
The Widening Wealth Gap: How The Recession And Jobless Recovery Are Affecting Hispanic Households
Washington, D.C.

<p>Hispanic households have less than ten cents for every dollar in wealth owned by White households. This situation is worse than just a fe

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ASSET BUILDING
Bootstrap Capitalism
Washington, D.C.

<p>Sponsored By:<br>The New America Foundation<br>PolicyAmerica<br>Center for Social Development, Washington University<br>Institute on Asse

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OPEN TECHNOLOGY INSTITUTE
Innovators and Incumbents: Can Telecom Reform Bring Big Broadband To Every U.S. Home and Business?
Washington, D.C.

<p>The rapid development of Internet applications and digital convergence has already rendered the Telecom Act of 1996 largely obsolete and

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BETTER LIFE LAB
The Child Care Crunch: Choices for Low-Wage Working Mothers
Washington, D.C.

<p>In the five years following the passage of federal welfare reform law, the labor force participation of low-income, single mothers with y

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BETTER LIFE LAB
A New Agenda For Working Families: How To Gain Economic Security In A Changing Economy
Washington, D.C.

<p>Families are facing new challenges in today's 21st century economy. New America's Work & Family Program is presenting its fourth event in

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BETTER LIFE LAB
Economic Opportunity and Values
Washington, D.C.

<p>The recent political discussion of the "middle class squeeze" has emphasized themes of both economic opportunity and values. This event d

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FELLOWS
A World At Risk: Reshaping American Power
Washington, D.C.

<p>Walter Russell Mead's book, <i>Power, Terror, Peace, and War: America's Grand Strategy in a World at Risk</i> examines America's historic

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BETTER LIFE LAB
Children in an Inflexible Economy
Washington, D.C.

<p>Families are facing new challenges in today's 21st century economy. New America's Work & Family Program is presenting its second event in

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FELLOWS
Confronting the Coming Anarchy
Washington, D.C.

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BETTER LIFE LAB
Capitol Hill Briefing on Work and Family in the U.S. and Around the World: Results From the Work, Family, and Equity Index
Washington, D.C.

<p>Dr. Jody Heymann will present a new index of work, family and equity developed through a far-reaching, cross-national study of policies f

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BETTER LIFE LAB
International Approaches to Work and Family Policy: Cross-National Lessons for Meeting the Needs of Working Families
Washington, D.C.

<p>Over the past decade, advanced industrialized countries have been crafting policy solutions to meet the needs of a 21st century workforce

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EDUCATION POLICY
Re-Opening the Door to College: Solutions for Restoring Federal Aid to Those Who Need It
Washington, D.C.

<p>With the current discussions of the reauthorization of the Higher Education Act underway, a unique opportunity now exists to make a colle

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