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Events from the Brookings Institution

Feb 25, 2021

On February 25, the Center for Universal Education hosted a webinar to launch the task force’s report “Addressing education inequality with next generation community schools: A blueprint for mayors, states, and the federal government.” The webinar examined what it would take to invest in and scale a...

Feb 25, 2021

The Hutchins Center on Fiscal and Monetary Policy at Brookings convened a virtual conference on Wednesday, February 24 to share, discuss, and critique work on the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, which created more than 8,700 Opportunity Zones across the country and offered favorable capital gains tax treatment...

Feb 24, 2021

On February 22, the Initiative hosted two mayors to discuss how quality of life can be improved for the middle class at a local level. Mayor Greg Fischer of Louisville, Kentucky, and Mayor Nan Whaley of Dayton, Ohio, shared the experiences they've had in their communities and what a path forward could look like. 

Feb 22, 2021

A new report from the American Academy of Diplomacy examines the State Department’s approach to diplomatic security, and calls from current and former foreign service, USAID, and military personnel to accept more risk in order to better balance staff protection with the essential need for on-the-scene diplomacy.


Feb 18, 2021

On February 11, Foreign Policy at Brookings hosted a panel featuring Lise Howard of Georgetown University and Grace Kpohazounde of the United Nations to discuss policy issues related to UNPKO, contemporary successes and challenges, and lessons for the future.