The United States will not have a clear racial or ethnic majority by 2043. The country’s shifting demographics and the emergence of a large, diverse consumer base have huge implications for the U.S. economy and the country as a whole. The nation has seen an explosion of thinking from public, private and non-profit leaders on how to best empower this growing demographic, and experts say that the preferences of this group will become even more significant as the 2016 election cycle draws near.
National Journal convened key experts and the best and brightest thinking around an increasingly important question:what will it take to lift more of the emerging “Next America” into the middle class?
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Former Secretary of Defense Ash Carter
with The Atlantic's Jeffrey Goldberg
On June 13th, Secretary Carter will join The Atlantic’s editor in chief, Jeffrey Goldberg, for a conversation about the military, leadership, and foreign affairs.