The ROI That Matters: Investing in Kids and Families to Build a New Economy

One of the most effective ways to break the cycle of poverty is to invest in children and families in the earliest years. How do we apply groundbreaking research on children's and parents’ health and educational attainment to ensure that the next generation is poised to transform and maintain America's role in the world? Nobel Prize winner James Heckman and early childhood entrepreneur Jackie Bezos share perspectives.

Festival: 2017

Watch and Listen: U.S.A.

Atlanta-based defense attorney and #BillionDollarLawyer Drew Findling shares the stage with his client, international... See more
Institutions and communities across America are divided over politics, culture, identity, and the overall direction of... See more
Racial segregation and uneven access to opportunity are powerful obstacles to upward mobility in the US, contributing... See more
Since Syria and Nicaragua joined the Paris Accord last fall, the United States stands alone as the only country on the... See more
The public’s opinion of institutions of higher learning is diminishing. Whether it is because of the high cost or... See more
Despite decades of economic decline and brain drain for many rural communities, some young American adults are choosing... See more

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