Family Finances

Reinvigorating the American Dream: Restoring Economic Opportunity in America

October 15, 2012  • Financial Security Program

This conversation evaluates how America can revive a strong middle class, reinstate economic mobility, and strengthen household financial security.


Peter B. Edelman
Co-director, Joint Degree in Law and Public Policy
Faculty Director, Center on Poverty, Inequality, and Public Policy
Professor of Law, Georgetown University Law Center
Author, So Rich So Poor

Stuart M. Butler
Distinguished Fellow and Director, Center for Policy Innovation
The Heritage Foundation

Moderated by:

Lisa Mensah
Executive Director
The Aspen Institute Initiative on Financial Security

The Aspen Asks Collaboration Roundtable Series is a collaboration of five Aspen Institute policy programs — Economic Opportunities Program, Initiative on Financial Security, Ascend, Community Strategies Group, and Roundtable on Comprehensive Community Initiatives — on jobs, communitiies, and the US economy.