US Government

Domestic Policy Experts on COVID Recovery

July 22, 2020  • Aspen Community Programs

Featuring Melody Barnes, chair of the Aspen Institute Forum for Community Solutions and Opportunity Youth Forum and former director of the White House Domestic Policy Council, and John Bridgeland, CEO of Civic and former director of the United States Domestic Policy Council, in conversation with Stephen Patrick, vice president and executive director of the Forum for Community Solutions at the Aspen Institute. The panel will discuss the nation’s COVID-19 response and how it has exposed deep systemic inequities in our nation. Can COVID-19 serve as a catalyst for social change? As we think about domestic policy and recovery in the years ahead, how do we build a more equitable future for all Americans?