- Tuesday, October 28
Forum: For Richer, For Poorer: How Family Structures Economic Success in America
The American Enterprise Institute (AEI) will host a half-day forum to release a new report, For Richer, For Poorer: How Family Structures Economic Success in America, and discuss the relationships between marriage, family structure, and economic success in America, as well as the policy implications. Panelists include Ross Douthat, columnist for The New York Times; Isabel Sawhill, co-director of the Center on Children & Families at The Brookings Institution; and Michelle Singletary, personal finance columnist for The Washington Post. The event will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. EDT at AEI in Washington, D.C.
- Tuesday, October 28
Webinar: Economic Security Rates and the Basic Economic Security Tables (BEST) Index
Wider Opportunities for Women (WOW) will hold a webinar to release and discuss WOW’s latest national economic insecurity rates and the Basic Economic Security Tables (BEST) Index. Presenters will discuss topics related to the findings including the relationship between economic insecurity and work, gender, race and family composition; and the use of the data in advocacy, policymaking and direct service. Presenters include Amanda Andere, president and CEO of WOW, and Christine Jagerburger, vice president for community impact at the United Way of Monmouth County, N.J. The webinar will begin at 11 a.m. EDT.
- Wednesday, October 29
Forum: Opportunity in America: What It Means and How It Grows
The Heritage Foundation will host a forum to discuss social and economic factors, such as family and values, which can impede economic opportunity. Panelists will examine what the nation can do in terms of policy and culture to expand opportunity for all Americans. Panelists include Rea Hederman, Jr., executive vice president and chief operating officer of The Buckeye Institute; Chuck Donovan, president of the Charlotte Lozier Institute; and Heather Mac Donald, John M. Olin Fellow at The Manhattan Institute. The event will be held from 12:30-1:30 p.m. EDT at The Heritage Foundation in Washington, D.C.
- Wednesday, November 5
Forum: Data, Demand, and Demographics: A Symposium on Housing Finance
The Urban Institute and CoreLogic will hold the second annual Data, Demand, and Demographics Symposium to reflect on the mid-term elections\' impact on housing finance and discuss the nation\'s most pressing housing challenges, including the increasing need for more affordable rental housing. Speakers include former Congressman Rick Lazio (R-N.Y.); Gene Sperling, former director of the White House National Economic Council; and Sarah Rosen Wartell, president of the Urban Institute. The event will be held from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center in Washington, D.C.