Mayors Nutter and Landrieu, DC Police Chief Lanier Highlight Symposium on the State of Race in America

April 3, 2014

Contact: Rachel Pohl
Project Manager
Communications and Society Program

Mayors Nutter and Landrieu, DC Police Chief Lanier Highlight Symposium on the State of Race in America
Limited Press Passes Available 

WHAT:  The Aspen Institute Communications and Society Program, in association with Comcast Corporation presents the fourth annual Aspen Institute Symposium on the State of Race in America. The Symposium will explore new attitudes, opportunities, and challenges for and about people of color in 21st century America. 

The opening remarks, featured speaker, plenary sessions, keynote address, and closing remarks will all be streamed live at

WHEN: April 8, 2014, 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. 

WHERE: The Newseum
555 Pennsylvania Ave N.W., Washington, D.C.  20001
Knight Conference Center, 7th Floor

The conversation will also continue on Twitter with @AspenInstitute and @Aspencs at #stateofrace.

RSVP:  Limited press passes are available. Please RSVP to Rachel Pohl with the Aspen Institute at or 202-736-5818. 

The Aspen Institute 
is an educational and policy studies organization based in Washington, DC. Its mission is to foster leadership based on enduring values and to provide a nonpartisan venue for dealing with critical issues. The Institute is based in Washington, DC; Aspen, Colorado; and on the Wye River on Maryland’s Eastern Shore. It also has offices in New York City and an international network of partners. For more information, visit

The Aspen Institute Communications and Society Program serves as a non-partisan venue for global leaders and experts to exchange insights on the societal impact of advances in digital technology and network communications. It also creates a multidisciplinary space in the communications policy-making world where veteran and emerging decision-makers can explore new concepts and develop new policy networks.


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