Latinos: The Strongest Drivers of the US Economy

The economic prosperity of the United States of tomorrow depends in large part on how we invest in human capital today. It’s not news that to continue to compete, we need a workforce that is better educated, more technology-driven, and global. Who will be the engines of future economic growth and what are we doing to capitalize on their momentum? While much attention is being paid to millennials, Hispanic growth in income, population, business formation, labor force participation, and wealth accumulation are trending up. How can we further tap into this important community to accelerate today’s low-growth economic scenario for the well-being of all Americans?

Festival: 2016

Watch and Listen: U.S.A.

White House press secretary Josh Earnest joins The Atlantic’s Jim Fallows for a conversation about what he has... See more
Barack Obama came into office promising a new American foreign policy. Did he deliver? Did the president successfully... See more
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As part of the Festival's signature event, the Afternoon of Conversation, US Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg... See more
Our signature event, the 2016 Afternoon of Conversation hosts an audience of more than 2,000 in the Benedict Music Tent... See more
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