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The Aspen Institute welcomed Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker to launch the Communities that Work Partnership, a program of the Institute’s Economic Opportunities Program Workforce Strategies Initiative funded by the US Department of Commerce.
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For college-bound high school seniors, May 1 is Decision Day. A number of factors will influence students’ decisions on where to enroll, but up until now, very few students and families incorporate information on student outcomes—employment, earnings, and debt load upon graduation—into their decision-making process.

In this talk, author, New York Times columnist, and commentator David Brooks explores some of history's leaders in terms of personal character.
Filed in Blog Topics: Aspen Ideas to Go podcast
Learn more about food security, the world in 2050, and resilient cities on this past week's episode of Aspen Institute Radio on SiriusXM.
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What happened to nearly two million “missing” black men? Could school principals be the key to better education? What should the US do to address the atrocities in Syria? Programs at the Aspen Institute have been scouring their respective issue areas to find and share the most insightful and informative links to answer these questions, and more.
Filed in Blog Topics: What We're Reading
Philosopher, cultural theorist, and author Kwame Anthony Appiah rejects the idea that cross-cultural conversations often lead to the discovery of irreconcilable differences.
Filed in Blog Topics: Aspen Ideas to Go podcast
How does a food security expert come to terms with her own relationship to food? Can a marine expert bring the fish back to Bali? What’s standing in the way of one man working to build an iron roof for his family? The Moth Radio Hour recently featured these stories — as told by Aspen Institute New Voices Fellows — in an hour-long segment called “Farms, Fish Banks, and an Iron Roof.”
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Get a real-time glimpse of the on-and-off-stage conversations from the event, which explores new attitudes, opportunities, and challenges for and about people of color in 21st century America.
Filed in Blog Topics: Symposium on the State of Race in America, Communications and Society Program
This past week on Aspen Institute Radio we focused on the politics of economic disparity: a look at how cities can fight against income inequality, and a discussion about the hard truths of dealing with the earnings gap.
Filed in Blog Topics: Listen Longer, Aspen Institute Radio
Do we still need human pilots? Why should the US update its strategy on China? What’s threatening the global fight against HIV? Programs at the Aspen Institute have been scouring their respective issue areas to find and share the most insightful and informative links to answer these questions, and more.
Filed in Blog Topics: What We're Reading

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