Events by EOP

Throughout the year, the Aspen Institute Economic Opportunities Program hosts a variety of events to highlight strategies, policies, and ideas that help low- and moderate-income Americans connect to and thrive in a changing economy. Scroll down to explore these events in greater detail and click here to receive advance notice about upcoming events. Some of our multi-part discussion series include…

 

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In 2013, the Aspen Institute Economic Opportunities Program launched Working in America, an ongoing discussion series that highlights an array of critical employment and job quality issues affecting low and moderate-income American workers. This series brings to the forefront relevant ideas and policies that can work to improve the economy and jobs. These conversations feature a diverse set of voices and perspectives, including those of high-profile worker advocates, philanthropists, labor leaders, academics, and business leaders.  Click here to learn more about Working in America.

 

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Low-wage jobs are a growing part of the US economy. From March 2012 to February 2013, Reinventing Low-Wage Work explored issues specific to industry sectors that employ large numbers of low-wage workers, including the restaurant, long-term care, retail, residential construction, and domestic work industries.  Click here to learn more about Reinventing Low Wage Work.