Panel Discussion: Economic Mobility in America

Date: March 20, 2008

Location:
The Brookings Institution
1775 Massachusetts Ave. NW

Washington, DC 20036

Description:

On Thursday, March 20, John E. Morton, director of Pew’s Economic Mobility Project, will moderate a panel discussion at a Brookings Institution event in Washington D.C.  The panel will review the findings of the Project’s recent release, “Getting Ahead of Losing Ground: Economic Mobility in America,” by Isabel Sawhill, Ron Haskins and Julia Isaacs, which includes data and analysis on mobility and families, race, gender, education and wealth.  Subsequent panels, comprised of scholars, advocates, journalists and presidential campaign advisors, will react to the findings.

The forum, “Economic Mobility in America,” will start at 9:00 a.m. at the Falk Auditorium at the Brookings Institution at 1775 Massachusetts Ave. NW in Washington, D.C.  RSVPs can be directed to Brookings’ Office of Communications at 202.797.6105 or at http://onlinepressroom.net/brookings/new.

To read the report and for more information on the Economic Mobility Project, please visit www.economicmobility.org 

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