On October 3rd, just hours before the first presidential debate, a panel of national pollsters and party strategists along with Governor John Hickenlooper, Representative Diana DeGette explored the key issues impacting November's presidential race. Drawing on the top findings and highlights from the Allstate -- National Journal Heartland Monitor Poll, this event provided a compelling profile of the most significant voting bloc in America today: the middle class. Using polling data, these experts explored middle class perspectives on economic security, social mobility and outlooks on the future.
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Confronting the Skills Gap: The Texas Experience
The Atlantic will bring together educators, employers and policy makers in Texas – one of the most diverse and economically prosperous states in the nation – for a discussion about workforce development efforts in the Lone Star State.
Early Childhood Education: The San Antonio Experience
The Atlantic will host Early Childhood Education: The San Antonio Experience, a Next America forum bringing together local and national leaders for a wide-ranging discussion about expanded access to full day pre-kindergarten in San Antonio and its national implications.
City Makers Summit
The Atlantic will explore how technological growth contributes to – or curtails – workforce development in dense urban areas. The day’s conversations will cover topics like job training and education, inequality and the rise of Dallas entrepreneurship and corporate innovation.