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Aspen Institute to Hold Conversation on "Restoring Economic Opportunity in America"

What: Lunchtime discussion will evaluate how America can revive a strong middle class, reinstate economic mobility, and strengthen household financial security.

Title: Reinvigorating the American Dream: Restoring Economic Opportunity in America


  • Peter Edelman, professor of law, Georgetown University Law Center; author, So Rich, So Poor
  • Stuart Butler, distinguished fellow and director, Center for Policy Innovation, The Heritage Foundation
  • Lisa Mensah (moderator), executive director, Aspen Institute Initiative on Financial Security

When: Friday, October 12, 12:00-1:30pm

The Aspen Institute
One Dupont Circle, NW
Suite 700
Washington, DC 20036

The Aspen Institute Initiative on Financial Security (Aspen IFS) is a leading policy program dedicated to helping bring about the policies and financial products that enable all Americans to save, invest, and own. Aspen IFS strives to bring together a diverse cross-section of thought-leaders from the financial services sector, the public policy arena, and consumer advocate networks to identify market-based solutions for a savings society. For more information about Aspen IFS and its work, please visit

The Aspen Institute is an educational and policy studies organization based in Washington, DC. Its mission is to foster leadership based on enduring values and to provide a nonpartisan venue for dealing with critical issues. The Institute is based in Washington, DC; Aspen, Colorado; and on the Wye River on Maryland's Eastern Shore. It also has offices in New York City and an international network of partners. For more information, visit

Contact: Colby Farber
The Aspen Institute

/PRNewswire/ -- Oct. 8/

SOURCE The Aspen Institute