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Events from the Brookings Institution

Nov 24, 2020

As part of the COVID-19 Metro Recovery Watch, the Brookings Metropolitan Policy Program hosted the second in a series of virtual events highlighting principles and strategies for advancing inclusive economic recovery.


Nov 24, 2020

In an effort to reclaim and refocus the day on November 19, the Future of the Middle Class Initiative and the Race, Prosperity, and Inclusion Initiative at Brookings will host an event to highlight the evidence for the very specific disadvantages faced by Black boys and men.


Nov 24, 2020

On Monday, November 23, the Brookings Metropolitan Policy Program hosted an event examining the call for frontline essential workers to receive hazard pay and prospects for additional protections and supportive policies at the federal, state, and local level. 


Nov 18, 2020

On November 17, the Future of the Middle Class Initiative discussed the early results of their research and the implications for middle-class well-being. Jennifer Silva of Indiana University, lead ethnographer for the project, discussed the work on a panel alongside Brookings scholars Isabel Sawhill, Camille Busette,...


Nov 18, 2020

At the same time, this is a moment for proactive and comprehensive approaches to build back better. On Wednesday, November 18, the Global Economy and Development program at Brookings hosted a virtual event to launch a new edited volume of essays “Reimagining the global economy: Building back better in a...