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FELLOWS and INTERNATIONAL SECURITY
A Lens on the Afghan War
Washington, D.C.

Join us as we engage in a conversation with Finbarr O’Reilly and Louie Palu to discuss the experience of wartime photography.

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FUTURE TENSE
Does Technology Need The Arts To Build A Better Future?
Washington, D.C.

Join us to discuss the desirability of connecting (quite literally!) the arts and sciences.

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BETTER LIFE LAB
Redesigning Work: Making Flexibility the Solution, Not the Problem
Washington, D.C.

Join us to discuss a path forward for crafting work flexibility policies and practices that support all workers.

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FELLOWS
The Final Year
Washington, D.C.

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FELLOWS, FUTURE TENSE and NEW AMERICA NYC
When the Waters Come, Will Our Cities Survive?
New York, NY

Intense natural disasters—including the recent Hurricanes Harvey and Maria—make it hard to ignore the rapid changes in our climate.

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FELLOWS and FUTURE TENSE
As the Waters Come, Will Our Politics Rise to the Challenge?
Washington, D.C.

Will international efforts be able to save us from an impending “water world”?

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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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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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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
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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