Manuel Pastor comments on a new book by PolicyLink and the Center for American Progress in a recent webinar
An All-In Primer: Demographic Change and the Economic Imperative of Equity
Tuesday, August 27, 2013
12 p.m. – 1 p.m. Eastern (9 a.m. – 10 a.m. Pacific)
America is becoming more racially and ethnically diverse, but what does this mean for our economic future? What challenges and opportunities lie ahead in building a competitive workforce? And what policies should we pursue to build an economy that works for everyone, not just a select few?
A new webinar series drawing from All-In Nation: An America that Works for All will begin to answer these questions.
Manuel Pastor, Professor of Sociology and American Studies & Ethnicity, and Director of the Program for Environmental and Regional Equity (PERE), University of Southern California
Nicole Smith, Research Professor and Senior Economist, Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce
Sarah Treuhaft, Deputy Director, PolicyLink
Vanessa Cárdenas, Vice President of Progress 2050, Center for American Progress (moderator)
About the All-In Nation Webinar Series
The All-In Nation Webinar Series will share ideas and action items from All-In Nation: An America that Works for All, a new book by PolicyLink and the Center for American Progress. Join other advocates, practitioners, philanthropists, members of the business community, and policymakers working at the local, regional, state, and national levels in the conversation.
All-In Nation describes how racial and economic inclusion have become economic imperatives for the nation, and presents a policy blueprint to create a more equitable economy and nation. Contributors include Geoffrey Canada, Ai-jen Poo, America Ferrera, and more.Download the book to your computer, tablet, or e-reader, and visit www.allinnation.org for bonus content.