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ADVISORY: Getting to Results by Investing for Impact

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Contact: Katie Peters
Phone: 202.741.6285

Washington, D.C. – On Tuesday, November 5, the Center for American Progress will host a discussion with experts in the burgeoning field of social impact investing. Government has a real opportunity to invest in innovation in the social sector. In tight fiscal times, all levels of government seek innovative approaches to deliver better services and get better outcomes. The field of social impact investing has emerged as a way to forge public-private partnerships in pursuit of shared social goals in areas such as housing, clean energy, and—most recently—preventive social services. These new tools enable the resources of the private sector to partner with government to address some of our most pressing social problems.


  • Neera Tanden, President, Center for American Progress
  • Sylvia Mathews Burwell, Director, Office of Management & Budget
  • Lloyd Blankfein, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Goldman Sachs
  • Linda Gibbs, Deputy Mayor for Health and Human Services, New York City
  • Alicia Glen, Head of Urban Investment, Goldman Sachs
  • Jonathan Greenblatt, Special Assistant to the President; Director, Office of Social Innovation and Civic Paritcipation
  • Kathlyn Mead, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, The California Endowment
  • John Roman, Senior Fellow, The Urban Institute
  • Annie Donovan, Chief Executive Officer, Coopmetrics


Tuesday, November 5, 2013
10:30 a.m. EST – 12:30 p.m. EST
A light breakfast will be served at 10:00 a.m.

Center for American Progress
1333 H St. NW, 10th Floor
Washington, D.C. 20005

This event will be streaming live at this link.


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For more information, contact Katie Peters at or 202.741.6285.


To speak with our experts on this topic, please contact:

Print: Liz Bartolomeo (poverty, health care)
202.481.8151 or

Print: Tom Caiazza (foreign policy, energy and environment, LGBT issues, gun-violence prevention)
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Print: Allison Preiss (economy, education)
202.478.6331 or

Print: Tanya Arditi (immigration, Progress 2050, race issues, demographics, criminal justice, Legal Progress)
202.741.6258 or

Print: Chelsea Kiene (women's issues,, faith)
202.478.5328 or

Print: Elise Shulman (oceans)
202.796.9705 or

Print: Benton Strong (Center for American Progress Action Fund)
202.481.8142 or

Spanish-language and ethnic media: Jennifer Molina
202.796.9706 or

TV: Rachel Rosen
202.483.2675 or

Radio: Chelsea Kiene
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