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    Lead Exposure in Low-Income Communities

    Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julian Castro talked about lead exposure in low-income communities, followed by a panel discussion on the topic.

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    Unemployment Benefits

    The Center for American Progress, the Georgetown Center on Poverty and Inequality, and the National Employment Law Project hosted a forum on unemployment insurance and its impact on the…

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    Criminal Justice Reform

    Attorney General Loretta Lynch & the secretaries for labor, housing & education talked about the challenges former incarcerated people face when re-entering society. Gen. Lynch,…

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    Climate Change and Community Planning, Panel 2

    Panelists talked about ways communities could manage the effects of climate change. Representatives from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), the Department of Heath and…

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    Climate Change and Social Justice, Panel 1

    Panelists talked about the relationship between climate change and social justice, also referred to as “climate justice.” They spoke about the societal impact of climate change…

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    Technology and the Workforce

    Panelists, including Governor John Hickenlooper (D-CO) and Purdue University President Mitch Daniels, talked about ways in which the labor market has changed due to the digital economy.

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    U.N. Climate Agreement

    In remarks at the Center for American Progress, U.S. Special Envoy for Climate Change Todd Stern talked about the details of the U.N. climate agreement reached in Paris over the previous…

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    Global Youth Civic Engagement

    Political outreach professionals talked motivating civic engagement and political action in young people around the globe. The panelists that included activists and politicians from…

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    Prime Minister Netanyahu on Israeli Foreign Policy and National Security

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu spoke at the Center for American Progress. He talked about issues involving his nation’s conflict with Palestinians, including Israeli…

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    Retirement Savings and Tax Policy, Part 2

    Policy experts talked about helping Americans save more for retirement. They discussed Social Security, individual retirement accounts (IRAs), and refundable tax credits. …

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    Retirement Savings and Tax Policy, Part 3

    Assistant Secretary for Economic Policy Karen Dynan, the chief economist of the U.S. Department of the Treasury, spoke about retirement savings. She discussed President Obama’s…

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    Retirement Savings and Tax Policy, Part 1

    Policy experts talked about helping Americans save more for retirement. They discussed social security, individual retirement accounts, and refundable tax credits. “The State of…

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    Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack on Child Nutrition Programs

    Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack talked about child nutrition programs. He urged Congress to not only reauthorize but also strengthen the school breakfast and lunch standards in the…

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    Book Discussion on The Reconnection Agenda

    Jared Bernstein talked about his book The Reconnection Agenda: Reuniting Growth and Prosperity, in which he outlines his plan to make the economy work for everyone. Commentary was…

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    Vice President Biden Domestic Policy Address

    Vice President Biden addressed an audience of young people about ways they could translate their interests into positive change. He talked about a range of issues including climate…

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    Gun Violence Prevention Panel

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    U.S. Strategy Against ISIS

    Retired General John Allen, who serves as special presidential envoy, talked about the campaign against ISIS* miltants. He also spoke briefly about the Iran nuclear agreement reached…

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    U.S.-China Relations and the Middle East

    The Center for American Progress hosted a panel discussion on U.S. and Chinese interests in the Middle East. Both countries share concerns about violent extremism, oil and energy…

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    Supreme Court 2014 Term Review

    Legal experts talked about possible effects of upcoming U.S.Supreme Court rulings on Affordable Care Act subsidies, housing discrimination, and marriage equality. The discussion…

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    Criminal Justice and Race

    Community advocacy groups and law enforcement officials talked about over-criminalization and the effect of mass incarceration on African-American communities and ways to reform policing…

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