The Aspen ThinkXChange Announces Live Video for October 7

October 7, 2014

Contact: Lori Severens – Cell: 423.534.3884
Ascend at the Aspen Institute
Andrea Camp – Cell: 443.851.1462

Celinda Lake, Jim Tankersley, Sean Reardon to Be Featured

Follow Aspen ThinkXChange this week @AspenAscend and join the conversation with #Aspentxc and #2gen

WHAT: Day 2 of Aspen ThinkXChange kicks off with live Opportunity Outcomes 2024, a discussion on what future demographic shifts will mean for economic mobility in the U.S. By 2050, white Americans will be a statistical minority in the U.S., with no racial group comprising more than 50 percent of the population. What will families face as they pursue the American dream – and how will policymakers, nonprofits, and businesses respond? The upcoming live video for October 7 is:

  • 8:30am MT / 10:30am ET – Opportunity Outcomes 2024: Results for Families 10 Years Forward
    Jim Tankersley
    , Washington Post
    Sean Reardon
    , Stanford University
    Celinda Lake,
    Lake Research Partners
    Rick Noriega,

Full agenda available at:

WHERE: Throughout ThinkXChange which runs to October 9, live video will be streamed at After the conclusion of live streams, video will be available for viewing at and

Additionally, on Twitter, follow @AspenAscend, tweet your thoughts using #Aspentxc and #2gen, and follow our speakers at

WHEN: Live video will be featured Tuesday, October 7, and Wednesday, October 8.

Ascend at the Aspen Institute is the national hub for breakthrough ideas and collaborations that move vulnerable children and their parents toward educational success and economic security. We take a two-generation approach to our work – focusing on children and their parents together. We bring a gender and a racial equity lens to our analysis. For more information, visit


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