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    Washington Ideas Week 2016

    Washington Ideas Forum is an unparalleled experience in the nation's capital, drawing​ some of the country's most ​intriguing​ people to the ​stage.

  • Culture

    An Evening with Ta-Nehisi Coates

    As part of The Atlantic’s eighth-annual Washington Ideas Week, Ta-Nehisi Coates reflects on American culture, race and politics.

  • Politics

    We The People featuring
    Valerie Jarrett

    In a series of conversations, The Atlantic will explore civitas, the contract binding all citizens together, and talk to leaders of business, politics and society who are striving to make our Union a little more perfect.

  • Washington Ideas Forum

    Washington Ideas is an unparalleled experience in the nation's capital, drawing​ some of the country's most ​intriguing​ people to the ​stage.

  • Culture

    Washington Ideas Week:
    Screening of "Loving"

    The Atlantic will host a preview screening of "Loving," the critically acclaimed film that tells the story of the plaintiffs in the 1967 US Supreme Court decision Loving v. Virginia.

  • Economy/Business

    Atlantic Exchange featuring
    Timothy J. Mayopoulos

    Our series of intimate interviews with disruptive innovators and consequential political, community and business leaders continued with a discussion between Fannie Mae CEO Timothy J. Mayopoulos and Steve Clemons.

  • WHAT'S NEXT?

    WHAT'S NEXT? will imagine the future and articulate the transformative ideas that will give it shape.

  • Education

    Confronting the
    Skills Gap:
    Defining the New Nevada

    Demographic shifts are redefining the nation in many ways. For Nevada this translates to an education system where the majority of the student body is of minority background. At the same time, the state is addressing a significant skills gap due to technological advances in industry. What actions will position the new Nevada for economic growth in light of these changes? In this Next America forum, The Atlantic will gather policy makers, educators and employers to explore Nevada's agenda on education and workforce development.

  • Politics

    CityLab 2016

    CityLab gathers the world’s most creative mayors and city practitioners with artists, academics, funders, and other public and private sector leaders to focus on improving cities and spreading urban strategies that work.

  • Culture

    The Future of Work Summit

    The Atlantic will delve into strategies for America to fully address the opportunities and rising challenges we face in an era of increased automation and globalization.

  • Health Care

    Healthy Cities, Healthy Towns:
    An Atlantic Forum

    The Atlantic will convene public health experts and municipal leaders from across the country to showcase proven strategies for achieving healthier communities nationwide.

  • Politics

    Presidential Debate Watch Party

    The Atlantic hosted a debate watch party, analyzing the strengths and weaknesses for each Presidential candidate and laying out what to predict in a campaign that has been anything but predictable.

  • Education

    The Changing Face of Higher Education
    An Atlantic Next America Forum

    The Atlantic convened policymakers, educators, employers, students and higher education experts to examine what the future of higher education should look like as demographic and economic changes continue to transform our nation.

  • Politics

    We The People featuring
    Representative Tom Cole (R-OK)

    The Atlantic explored civitas, the contract binding all citizens together, and talk to leaders of business, politics and society who are striving to make our Union a little more perfect.

  • Politics

    The ABC's of Early Childhood:
    An Atlantic Politics and Policy Briefing

    Ahead of the 2016 presidential elections, The Atlantic convened a discussion about the growing demand nationwide for access to high quality and affordable early childhood education programs.

  • Energy/Sustainability

    Access to Power:
    Energy Equity in California

    The Atlantic was in Oakland to discuss access to clean energy for low-income and underserved communities.  

  • Culture

    Race + Justice:
    An Atlantic Summit

    The Atlantic convened educators, artists, activists, civic leaders, policy makers and journalists to explore how racial disparities in criminal justice, neighborhood change, movie portrayals and more relate to each other in Los Angeles.

  • Health Care

    The New Old Age

    Since the turn of the 20th century, average life expectancy has been rising steadily. In the United States, we can now expect to live an average of three decades longer than our great-grandparents. As we collectively age, our societal understandings of the rhythms of an average lifespan have been slow to adapt. With nearly 10,000 baby boomers moving into retirement every day, The Atlantic examined the shape of the new old age and its impact on society.

  • Culture

    The Atlantic's
    The Renewal Series: Cleveland

    The Renewal Series visited Cleveland to highlight how the city's leaders and grassroots entrepreneurs are responding to local challenges.