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ADVISORY: All-In Nation: An America that Works for All

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Contact: Crystal Patterson
Phone: 202.478.6350
Email: cpatterson@americanprogress.org

For Immediate Release
July 17, 2013

All-In Nation: An America that Works for All

July 24, 2013, 12:00pm ET – 1:45pm ET

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Opening remarks:
Maya Harris, Vice President for Democracy, Rights and Justice, Ford Foundation

Keynote speakers:
Senator Robert Menendez (D-NJ)
Lawrence Summers, Distinguished Senior Fellow, Center for American Progress

Featured panelists:
Angela Glover Blackwell, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, PolicyLink
Mary Kay Henry, President, SEIU
Neera Tanden, President, Center for American Progress

Moderated by:
Ronald Brownstein, Editorial Director, National Journal

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The U.S. Census projects that by 2043, people of color will comprise the majority of the population in our nation. Yet today, the communities that are growing fastest are being left behind in a number of economic and social indicators, and not positioned to reach their full potential. What are the implications for our economy as these populations grow? What needs to happen to ensure opportunity for all? And how do we jumpstart a national dialogue about the economic imperative of closing racial gaps for the sake of our collective future?

Please join the Center for American Progress and PolicyLink for the release of their new publication All-In Nation: An America that Works for All, a book that examines the shifting demographics, equity, and the future of the American economy.

All-In Nation makes the case that as our nation undergoes profound demographic shifts, it is more urgent than ever to ensure everyone can participate and prosper, not only because it is a moral imperative but because it is in our economic interest as well. The book presents new analysis demonstrating that racial inclusion would strengthen America’s economy in the short and the long term as well as providing a blueprint for creating a more equitable economy and nation.

July 24, 2013, 12:00pm ET – 1:45pm ET

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Seating is on a first-come, first-served basis and not guaranteed.

A light lunch will be served at 11:30 a.m.

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